Monthly Archives: June 2013

Black and Yellow

Phoenix feather tumbles into a lotus of ten thousand petals, in faraway forests the maple leaves fall, and fall. Beetles and dragons argue in black and yellow arcs over empty vast sky, the sage wanders jade mountains, each footfall a … Continue reading

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Heavens Bridge

Beetle horns collide, unleash forked arcs of heavens power. A wanderer on heavens bridge watches the dipper crash in water vast. Magpie fleets seek the vast star void. From star filled rivers oxen drink. ~~~ Image found here: http://japanhinomaru.blogspot.co.uk/2012/02/mitologia-japonesa.html My … Continue reading

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Grand Spear (Mark II)

waves no waves. swells no swells. heavens grand spear rends, and rends. under heavens bridge eight universes shine, and shine. ~~~ Attempt at writing https://skyraft.wordpress.com/2013/06/03/grand-spear/ with fewer words.

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Fireworks

Loose tethered maple leaves released by gentle wind. Straw hats slink into alleyways under dipper bright skies. Shades of red, gold and green scatter in a firework night. In light and folds, a paper buddha exists in flux. ~~~ Image … Continue reading

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Phoenix Feather

¬†Armour in vines. Sword in weeds. Phoenix feathers solitary blaze sought in the vast, empty black. The dipper shines bright. Multi petal lotus unfurls ten thousand colours. ~~~ Phoenix feather. Empty vast black. The dipper shines bright. Many petal lotus … Continue reading

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For Ryokan

Maple Leaf by Satoshi Kamiya.

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Maple Leaf

Great wind. Gentle snap. Maple leaf falls. Beetles wield forked heaven arcs. Through a great blaze the maple leaf drifts without burn. Great wind. Red kite, no string. Maple leaf in clouds. Twisting in dancing dragon paths. Spinning two-fold with … Continue reading

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Coyote

I wandered the empty and vast purple sage. Back leg bad shank. A coyote wheezing in the hot sun. Never a taunt a coyote he said, Looks like a lesson well learned. Droll. Jackrabbits skip across the horizon. So hungry. … Continue reading

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Tigers Tongue

Cedar leaves quiver. Maple leaves fall. A tiger unfurls its tongue the spaces between azure dragon scales, arcs of maidenhair shimmer emerald in dragon fire mists. ~~~ Heavens vast roar bellows through jade cedar forests. A tiger dips its tongue … Continue reading

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Grand Spear

Waves no waves. Swells no swells. Breakers no breakers Form rendered from formless in blazing churn born of heavens grand spear. Under heavens bridge eight worlds shine bright, and brighter. A trail of phoenix feathers will lead there. Now, go … Continue reading

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