Tag Archives: Clarinet

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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A Sewing-Machine And An Umbrella

A Sewing-Machine And An Umbrella was written in response to Disquiet Junto Project 0362: Operational Surrealism.      “Just one step this week: Make something as ‘beautiful as the chance meeting on a dissecting-table of a sewing-machine and an umbrella.’” The idea … 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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12 Hours

12 Hours was written in response to Disquiet Junto Project 0357: Clock Work.     Step 1: Think about your previous 12 hours as of the moment you begin this project.     Step 2: Note one single thing that best summarizes each of … Continue reading

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Sunset, Sunrise

A little over five months ago I started working on this piece. The idea was simple, start with something dark and end with something light. However, the more I worked on the opening, the more it reminded me of the … Continue reading

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