Category Archives: Glockenspiel

The Sky Begins To Overcast

This piece was written in response to Naviarhaiku245 – Flowers of morning glory.   Flowers of morning glory.   The sky above this street   Begins to overcast. This is a haiku by Hisajo Sugita, an innovative exponent of the women’s haiku movement, … Continue reading

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The Pine Shadow Falls On The Tent Wall

This piece was written in response to Naviarhaiku242 – The pine shadow falls on the tent wall.   The pine shadow falls on the tent wall   & I see the shrine   as if for the first time This is a haiku … Continue reading

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Splendid Affinity

This piece was written in response to Naviarhaiku 235 – Splendid Affinity.   Splendid affinity   sun’s great halo   green leaves This is a haiku by Zen Buddhist master and poet Soen Nakagawa, who visited the United States more than a dozen … Continue reading

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Morning Coolness

This piece was written in response to Naviarhaiku 227 – Morning coolness.   Morning coolness:   dewdrops swaying   in the spiderweb This is a haiku by Betty Drevniok, one of the founders of the Haiku Society of Canada. The Betty Drevniok Award … Continue reading

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Fighting The Default Mode

Fighting The Default Mode was written in response to Disquiet Junto Project 0321: Let’s Active. Mind-wandering is an internally-oriented cognitive state somehow opposite to focused attention on a task or on a specific sensory input. Sad music, compared with happy … Continue reading

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Thelonia

This piece was written in response to Disquiet Junto Project 0289: Ancient Artifacts. Step 1: Imagine an instrument that has been lost in the sands of time. Step 2: Imagine what that instrument sounded like. Step 3: Record a piece … Continue reading

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Broken Doorbell

This piece was written for Disquiet Junto Project 0253: Doorbell Rehab. Our doorbell does not work. However, when someone does press it I am sure that it wants to ring. I imagine what it would like to do and how its … Continue reading

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