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hopscotch pattern

moon chops through clouds swelled with wind by neither wind nor hand a lute wanders hundred year tunes a gathering of umbrellas in hopscotch pattern hope for night rain a sandle hops into night black the words will have to … Continue reading

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Strangers Watch

crescent moon fades into the empty sky a women’s hair unfurls, and unfurls as rice stocks sink, and sink a neighbours gaze cranes over a wall of a thousand bricks words simply won’t come to roost under a strangers watch … Continue reading

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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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Purple and Black

words no poems.poems no words. dream world twisted.smoke plumes black and purple.empty space. emptiness no idleness.idleness no emptiness. ~~~ poems no words.words no poems. red buffalo sends ten thousand things crashing.purple tapir renders it as smoke plumes pink and black.star … Continue reading

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Lost Cat

A poster, on a lamp-post, a little faded. MISSING CAT Golden Tabby – advanced age Answers to Kawamura. Reward on return. ~~~ There’s a golden tabby just sitting there, on a wall, and a man (seen the poster) sits nearby. … Continue reading

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