Monthly Archives: December 2018

Winter Sun

This piece was written in response to Naviarhaiku260 – winter sun.      winter sun      a titmouse drinks water      from an ivy leaf This is a haiku by Gergana Yaninska, a midwife from Plovdiv, Bulgaria. She has been writing haiku for several … Continue reading

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Haiku Music – Volume 4

Haiku Music – Volume 4 My fourth self-published album – nine musical interpretations inspired by nine haiku. Listen free and/or support the artist. The links below display the scores. Spring Approaches 8:45 Spring approaches the Pacific Ocean will be my … Continue reading

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A Snowflake, A Cobweb

This piece was written in response to Naviarhaiku258 – high-resolution snowflake.   high-resolution snowflake   a cobweb   covered in frost This is a haiku by Iliyana Stoyanova, a freelance translator and one of the co-authors of a collection of haiku poems, Matchbox … Continue reading

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A Sewing-Machine And An Umbrella

A Sewing-Machine And An Umbrella was written in response to Disquiet Junto Project 0362: Operational Surrealism.      “Just one step this week: Make something as ‘beautiful as the chance meeting on a dissecting-table of a sewing-machine and an umbrella.’” The idea … Continue reading

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Daybreak, A Skylark

This piece was written in response to Naviarhaiku257 – daybreak. daybreak; from the middle of the rain a skylark song This is a haiku by Onitsura (1661–1738), who together with Basho, helped redefine the haikai no renga (linked verse) and … Continue reading

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Thin Snow Scatters On

This piece was written in response to Naviarhaiku256 – Thin snow scatters on. Thin snow scatters on the wind, melting as it falls Cries for help for light This is a haiku by Robert Hayden (1913-1980). William Meredith wrote about … Continue reading

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