Category Archives: String Bass

Unknowable Blue

This piece was written in response to Naviarhaiku325 – true tranquillity      true tranquillity      hiding underneath creased sheets –      unknowable blue This haiku is by Mark Morris, a journalist with more than a decade of experience writing for major broadcasters and … Continue reading

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Music for Airplanes

Music for Airplanes was written in response to Disquiet Junto Project 0427: Music 4 Airplanes      Step 1: Airplanes are noisy places, especially when at 35,000 feet. Consider the noise, especially the dense white noise, experienced by an airline passenger.      Step … Continue reading

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Lizard’s Last Words

This piece was written in response to Naviarhaiku315 – ambushed by bush fire      ambushed by bush fire,      had we only been dragons –      a lizard’s last words. This haiku is by Mark Morris, a journalist with more than a decade … Continue reading

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Buoyantly We Go

This piece was written in response to Naviarhaiku314 – Buoyantly We Go    Buoyantly we go    Like the wind,    Tasting water. This haiku is by Taneda Santoka, a Japanese poet and mendicant Zen priest who specialised in free verse haiku. Santoka … Continue reading

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Beyond the Smoke Is Light

This piece was written in response to Naviarhaiku310 – Beyond the Smoke Is Light      Life here was marvelous      But we are slaughtering the world      Watch the forests burn From Marco Sebastiano Alessi: “Ella, the youngest daughter of SityPhoxx has been … Continue reading

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Bitter Winter Wind

This piece was written in response to Naviarhaiku309 – bitter winter wind      bitter winter wind      ends there —      sound of the sea The haiku is by Ikenishi Gonsui (1650–1722), a haiku poet from Nara who settled permanently in Kyoto in … Continue reading

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Innumerable Stars

This piece was written in response to Naviarhaiku307 – Innumerable stars      Innumerable stars      Looks like floated algae      In my mind The haiku is by Dakotsu Iida, a Japanese haiku poet from what is now part of the city of Fuefuki, … Continue reading

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