Monthly Archives: May 2013

Fort (Mark II)

No more orders, directives have ceased. They’ve fallen from rotation. Senses have dulled, thoughts numbed. The soldiers match the forts dereliction. The enemy have never showed. The steppe remains empty. Lone caravans become regiments, roaming animals become mythical beasts. Such … Continue reading

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Red Brush Coat

The red brush coat of a wandering fox by his hut it foraged every night. The red brush coat of a wandering fox through cage bars gazed at a piecemeal moon. The red brush coat of a wandering fox left … Continue reading

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Diamond Pure Contentment

Moonlight perches on the plum blossom serene, tanuki smuggle straw hats down vine tangled paths. A billowing flag peeks over the hill, a women’s smile unfurls, a sitting buddha gazes with diamond pure contentment. ~~~ Image found here: http://www.bonsaiinformation.com/scrolls02.htm Can’t … Continue reading

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Fox Paws

Splatters of silver moonlight mark dark cloud valleys, silent scampers of fox paws echo in the loom. The empty azure shines with gleaming emptiness, the morning cloud engulfed and tumbled in fox flames. ~~~ Image found here: http://yamato-japan.blog.cz/0906/kitsune I’d written … Continue reading

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