Tag Archives: River

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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(Recluse) Meeting, Farewell and Solitude (Poems)

Sail on Dusk Colour River, Encountering Trout Lone raft on Dusk Colour River, sail filled with the North Wind. Trout flaps in an abandoned net, moonlight shimmer on rainbow scales. Cut loose, quicksilver into azure depths. Waterfalls rage nearby: if … Continue reading

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Water (Poems)

Ten thousand lotus flowers sail down moonlight creek on catfish backs. The river unfurls, and unfurls as the river dragon uncoils, and uncoils. A barge rolls down river. At irregular intervals the roof folds down and the skeleton band plays … Continue reading

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Basketball (Poems)

By a river, near clear water where the trout escape dangling hooks and squirming worms stands a willow tree. Solitary and lonesome in the summer and spring shrouding itself in a curtain of draped leaves emerald and viridian. Autumn rolls … Continue reading

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Forest (Fragments)

Sometimes it’s visible. Sometimes obscured by cloud. It all depends on the wind. It’s how the forest moves. If the clouds clear it’s a sublime vision. ~~~ A vast cluster of roots dangle in the azure. Roosting birds rest tired … Continue reading

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Voyage (Across the wild blue yonder) (Poem)

Morning tide. A lone ship sails through the deep blue pallid sails tinged golden in the early light. Trailing pirate ship attempts to make its move before swooping dragons offer a worthwhile distraction the air thick with cannon smoke and … 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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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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Infinite Freight Train

You are at the station, waiting for your train. The train is delayed by some time and you begin to-day dream. You are lost in the midst of your imagination and in this haze you lose track of time. By … Continue reading

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