Category Archives: Violin

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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Connection String

Connection String was written in response to Disquiet Junto Project 0412: One Chord Wonder      Step 1: Choose a chord, any chord.      Step 2: Make a list of the notes that the chord is comprised of.      Step 3: Record a piece … Continue reading

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Walking The Sky

This piece was written in response to Naviarhaiku305 – Walking the sky      Walking the sky      a clear moon      all alone The haiku is by Ogiwara Seisensui, a Japanese haiku poet active during the Taishō and Showa periods of Japan. He … Continue reading

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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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Autumn Wind

This piece was written in response to Naviarhaiku303 – Whenever I speak      Whenever I speak      My lips are      chilled— Autumn wind. The haiku is by Basho. This poem has become a well-known Japanese proverb, meaning “It is better to leave … Continue reading

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