Category Archives: Violin

Evening Cloudburst

This piece was written in response to Naviarhaiku 236 – An evening cloudburst.   An evening cloudburst   sparrows cling desperately   to trembling bushes This is a haiku by Yosa Buson, Japanese painter and one of the greatest poets of the Edo … 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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The Voice Of The Pines

This piece was written in response to Naviarhaiku 234 – when the cicadas cease. when the cicadas cease what coolness! the voice of the pines This is a haiku by Baijaku, as translated by Patrick Lafcadio Hearn, a writer, translator, … Continue reading

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Bridge Game Near Araby

This piece was inspired by the At Water’s Edge challenge, 52 Stories Up.   Create a track that uses elements of your favorite story AND your favorite card game. This was a tough one. My favorite story is The Giving Tree, … Continue reading

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Indian Summer

This piece was written in response to Naviarhaiku 232 – Indian Summer.   Indian summer:   dragonfly shadows seldom   brush the window. This is a haiku by Masaoka Shiki, mostly known for having revitalized haiku in the time when, after centuries of … Continue reading

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Hold Music

Hold Music was written in response to Disquiet Junto Project 0335: Alone Time.   Step 1: Hold music is a ubiquitous fact of modern life. Ask yourself what hold music you’d like to hear while waiting for someone to pick up … Continue reading

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To The End Of The Field

This piece was written in response to Naviarhaiku 230 – To the end of the field.   To the end of the field   All alone I go   Autumn sky This is a haiku by Natsume Sōseki, Japanese novelist, scholar of British … Continue reading

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