Tag Archives: Horn

Me this stillness this awake

About a year ago I was approached by a singer who wanted to collaborate with me. I wrote a piece for her but was never able to get her to sing it – I am guessing that she did not … Continue reading

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The Sky Begins To Overcast

This piece was written in response to Naviarhaiku245 – Flowers of morning glory.   Flowers of morning glory.   The sky above this street   Begins to overcast. This is a haiku by Hisajo Sugita, an innovative exponent of the women’s haiku movement, … Continue reading

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Two Lights

This piece was written in response to Naviarhaiku 238 – Two lights of the village.   Two lights of the village   Pining for one another   Insects chirping This is a haiku by Takahama Kyoshi, who promoted a more traditional style of … Continue reading

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The Eye Of The Dragonfly

This piece was written in response to Naviarhaiku 237 – The distant mountains.   The distant mountains   are reflected in the eye   of the dragonfly This is a haiku by Kobayashi Issa, a Japanese poet and lay Buddhist priest of the … Continue reading

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Reason Redundant

This piece was written in response to Naviarhaiku 233 – A lucid mirage.   A lucid mirage   Faint elusive memories   Reason redundant. This is a haiku by Hannah Williams, a young poet, writer and blogger based in London. Much of Hannah … 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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