Category Archives: Clarinet

No Food In The House

No Food In The House piece was based on a haiku I wrote:      No food in the house      Someone please go to the store      Finally, dinner! The piece is in three parts, each part relating to a line in the … Continue reading

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Always The First To Bloom

This piece was written in response to Naviarhaiku300 – four, five, nine years      four, five, nine years      always the first to bloom…      cherry tree The haiku was by Kobayashi Issa: his poems were often lively and humorous, despite his life … Continue reading

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Evening Haze

This piece was written in response to Naviarhaiku296 – evening haze      evening haze:      when memories come, how distant      are the by gone days The haiku was by Takai Kito, a disciple of Yosa Buson. Despite becoming a professional haikai master … Continue reading

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Night Train

This piece was written in response to Naviarhaiku295 – night train      night train      the briefly lit lives      of others The haiku was by Mark Gilfillan. He was one of the panelists at the Naviar Haiku Fest in London last October. … Continue reading

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Wind Turbines Harvest Silver Fog

This piece was written in response to Naviarhaiku294 – spring dawn      spring dawn      wind turbines harvest      silver fog This haiku was by Michael Baeyens, a young Belgian author of speculative and dark fiction, horror, fantasy and the supernatural, as well … Continue reading

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The Beach Waves Break Up The Plovers

This piece was written in response to Naviarhaiku293      Each time they roll in      the beach waves break up      the plovers This haiku was by Shiba Sonome (1664–1726). She was a haiku poet and disciple of Matsuo Bashô. Reichhold wrote about … Continue reading

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Polarized Sky

This piece was written in response to Naviarhaiku290 – Polarized Sky      polarized sky      the mixed melodies      of twilight birds The pen name “an’ya” loosely translates into “a peaceful surprise light in the moonless night”. Though nowadays she writes mostly tanka, … Continue reading

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