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A Book Of Disquiet

A Book Of Disquiet was written in response to Marco Lucchi’s piano patterns no 1 Let us absurdify life from east to west. – Fernando Pessoa from The Book Of Disquiet Marco Lucchi offered a set of piano patterns and … Continue reading

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The Bell of Life Passing – For a Lucky Dawg

This piece was written in response to Naviarhaiku332 – from evening mist      from evening mist      the bell      of life passing This haiku is by Issa: during his lifetime he wrote over 20,000 haiku, hundreds of tanka, and several haibun. This … Continue reading

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Through the City

This piece was written in response to Naviarhaiku327 – meandering through the city      meandering through the city      cars around      infinite game This haiku is by Bartosz Leszczyński, a musician and regular participant in the Haiku challenge as Oxebe. Through the … Continue reading

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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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The Emptiness of My Mosquito Net

This piece was written in response to Naviarhaiku324 – sleeping, waking      sleeping, waking      the emptiness      of my mosquito net This haiku is by Chiyo-ni. Born in the Ishikawa Prefecture in 1703, she began writing haiku poetry when she was 6, … Continue reading

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Traveling Monk

This piece was written in response to Naviarhaiku322 – Traveling Monk      the sun set behind      a traveling monk      tall in the withered field This haiku is by Masaoka Shiki, considered by many the first poet of modern haiku. He advocated … 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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The Last Kite

This piece was written in response to Naviarhaiku320 – the last kite      the last kite      carries the setting sun      in its wings This haiku is by Aju Mukhopadhyay, an award winning poet, author and critic. His works have been widely … Continue reading

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Retrograde

Retrograde was written in response to Disquiet Junto Project 0416: Time Laps      Step 1: Record a short piece of live, improvised music.      Step 2: Reverse the audio recorded in Step 1.      Step 3: Record a live improvisation on top of … Continue reading

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