Tag Archives: Raft

(Recluse) Recluse Paths in Moonlight (Poems)

Raft settled in Carp Tail Cove, oar song fallen silent. Ancient trees bracket recluse paths, thatch hut light shines through pine green veils. Cook smoke drifts, your bramble gate must be open. Our last meeting lost to dust, and so … Continue reading

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Paper (Poems)

Flock of paper cranes fly by moons blue light words of farewells and longings projected onto ashen caravan trails. ~~~ Fueled by the four winds paper plane glides through cloud bursts under a waxen gaze the length of the journey … Continue reading

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Clouds (Fragments and poems)

Rowing boat made of clouds. Its how he crosses the great blue yonder. ~~~ They are rarely seen. Some doubt they even exist. But when loamy clouds congregate in blue skies the cloud runners emerge. Dwelling inside cirrus structures they … Continue reading

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Jumping Spider

In his idle moments he would look up at the sky. And in his contemplative moments he would look out over the creek. No matter how high he jumped he would always come clattering back down to earth. No matter … Continue reading

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Sky Raft Wanderer (Poem)

September arrives on western winds, empty raft drifts down stream. ~~~ A fisherman boards the raft hoping to drift boundless under azure skies. Floating on crystalline ripples he see’s 10,000 peaks disappearing into celestial realms magpies darting from shore to … Continue reading

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Lantern (3 Fragments)

In the gloaming a faint, distant light works its way towards the forest. Illuminating fragments of the night, it disappears and then reappears, weaving its way through the leaves and the trunks. Sometime it later it returns, its flickering not … Continue reading

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The City of Rei

Supposedly cities require strong foundations which is why they occur on dry land. Thanks to their complex infrastructure, gargantuan structures and vast space they need to be built on solid ground. But the city of Rei wanted to be a … Continue reading

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Mountain Recluse (Hermitage) (A series of fragments)

The cliff rises out of the dense mist, the summit shadowed by thick clouds, drifting in azure sky. Birds navigate in the heavens, gibbons cry out from boundless forests. Dwelling deep within these rivers and mountains, I journey back to … Continue reading

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Sky Raft Wanderer

There is a fisherman who lives by a river. He lives in a small hut. His possessions number a small boat, a net, some clothes, some books and a wide-brimmed hat. He fishes for trout. The fisherman doesn’t catch a … Continue reading

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