Tag Archives: Moon

Starless Black

Moons great light pools in thousand cloud peaks under starless black a bell rings without cessation. Lone wanderer caught in a slow flurry of wandering bones empty pages know nothing of the words that will never land. ~~~ thousand cloud … Continue reading

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Monks Shadow

fragments of moon flickers lie in a bamboo grove pagoda peaks sink into monks shadow hulling rice the lantern lit pathways are crowded by a fox procession floating words abandon empty pages for heavens bridge ~~~ Moon flickers fracture on … Continue reading

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Gaps

wandered moon fingers ghost through rain stream spaces in heavy dark swords glint for ceremony and nothing more blue flame drifts from one empty candle to another stray poems burn in trails of blazing azure ~~~ Image found here: http://ukiyo-e.org/image/ohmi/Kasamatsu_Shiro-Pagoda_in_Evening_Rain-010250-01-28-2010-10250-x2000Continue reading

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Slow Arc

The moon vaults along a slow arc, a painted face silences chattering lanterns. Two tailed cats dance in the trailing mist empty pages shall not be filled on this night. ~~~ Image found here: http://www.wikipaintings.org/en/ito-shinsui/evening-scene-at-ishiyama-temple-1917 Inspired by┬áKeiji Mutoh aka The … Continue reading

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Folding Mulberries

Forests no forests. Mountains no mountains. Rivers no rivers. In radiant dipper blaze a tiger plumbs azure depths. ~~~ A fly regains balance in prevailing dragon roars. Mulberry clusters are folded by a jade fist. A moths eyebrow arches over … Continue reading

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Sky Raft (Poems and Fragments)

They pulled back. Left to build something. A retreat to the forest and mountains, the genesis of the Sky Raft. The way its light glowed, the settlement appeared to levitate, rising from the ground, into the trees and into the … Continue reading

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Lights (Fragments)

The sun dives, the remaining clouds incinerated in dying embers, red hills flare out. In the night air wisps of violet and saffron dance over the badlands, motionless trails hang in the night tide. ~~~ Dots, specks of crimson, purple, … Continue reading

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Clouds (Night) (Poems)

Caravan of ghosts moon beam trail Astral rags disintegrate wind strewn sky Wraithen fabric drifting on night tides Ashen giants splinter on twilight gales Phantom brumes dreaming of infinite voids Night rafts of ethereal wraith bone follow waxen rivers Loamy … Continue reading

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Gaucho (Undead) (Prose)

A villager is sick. His condition is deteriorating and adequate medical facilities are distant. Out in the street people look at each other with contorted faces and speak in hushed tones. They know it is coming. Night falls. The moon … Continue reading

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Dragons (Fragments and Poems)

His cave is littered with skeletons and the charred remnants of shields and swords. He never wanted it to go down this way though. He’s so lonely. He just wants to be friends with the villagers. But they always attack … Continue reading

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