Monthly Archives: June 2018

Rude Mechanicals

Rude Mechanicals was written in response to Disquiet Junto Project 0339: Rude Mechanicals.   Step 1: Imagine there is a genre called “rude mechanicals.”   Step 2: Imagine what might characterize the “rude mechanicals” genre.   Step 3: Create an original piece of … Continue reading

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The Voice Of The Pines

This piece was written in response to Naviarhaiku 234 – when the cicadas cease. when the cicadas cease what coolness! the voice of the pines This is a haiku by Baijaku, as translated by Patrick Lafcadio Hearn, a writer, translator, … Continue reading

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Reason Redundant

This piece was written in response to Naviarhaiku 233 – A lucid mirage.   A lucid mirage   Faint elusive memories   Reason redundant. This is a haiku by Hannah Williams, a young poet, writer and blogger based in London. Much of Hannah … Continue reading

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Bridge Game Near Araby

This piece was inspired by the At Water’s Edge challenge, 52 Stories Up.   Create a track that uses elements of your favorite story AND your favorite card game. This was a tough one. My favorite story is The Giving Tree, … Continue reading

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Haiku Music – Volume 2

Haiku Music – Volume 2 My second self-published album – ten musical interpretations inspired by ten haiku. Listen free and/or support the artist. The links below display the scores. The Heavy Winter Sun Appears 7:22    How heavy    on my eyes, … Continue reading

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Indian Summer

This piece was written in response to Naviarhaiku 232 – Indian Summer.   Indian summer:   dragonfly shadows seldom   brush the window. This is a haiku by Masaoka Shiki, mostly known for having revitalized haiku in the time when, after centuries of … Continue reading

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Hold Music

Hold Music was written in response to Disquiet Junto Project 0335: Alone Time.   Step 1: Hold music is a ubiquitous fact of modern life. Ask yourself what hold music you’d like to hear while waiting for someone to pick up … Continue reading

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