Category Archives: Vibraphone

The Reef’s Silence

This piece was written in response to Naviarhaiku262 – the reef’s silence . . .      the reef’s silence . . .      sea fans brighten, darken      with the current This is a haiku by Bruce Ross: poet, editor, professor and past … Continue reading

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Mountain Village

This piece was written in response to Naviarhaiku261 – mountain village.      mountain village      the endless solitude      of a lark’s song This is a haiku by Iliyana Stoyanova, who has a PhD in Theology. She is the Living Legacies Editor at … Continue reading

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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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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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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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Blue Rhythm

Blue Rhythm was written in response to Disquiet Junto Project 0358: Rhythm + Blue(s).   Step 1: Consider the term “rhythm and blues.” Not the genre, just the term.   Step 2: Imagine what you might think “rhythm and blues” meant in … Continue reading

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