Category Archives: Oboe

Reflections

This piece was written in response to Naviarhaiku304 – reflection      reflection      in the water      a traveler The haiku is by wandering poet and ascetic Zen priest, Santōka, who was a disciple of Ogiwara Seisensui, one of the first poets to … Continue reading

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Town On The Horizon – for Elijah

This piece was written in response to Naviarhaiku302 – bursts from our guns      bursts from our guns      the town on the horizon      a brief vision of light The haiku was by Julien Vocance published “Cent visions de guerre” (A Hundred … 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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Engage Trio

Engage Trio was written in response to Disquiet Junto Project 0369 This is a collaboration with the piece TuTu Looking Bass Wolf Code MtnView by Vonna Wolf, which had been created using MtnViewMark-Bits’s Trioh – Bass and Trombocoder by Eithan … Continue reading

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Summer Nightfall

This piece was written in response to Naviarhaiku263 – summer nightfall      summer nightfall      the sky slowly regains      its colours This is a haiku by Vessislava Savova. She has published four books so far, and her works have been included in … 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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