Tag Archives: Vibraphone

Peaks of Cloud

This piece was written in response to Naviarhaiku331 – Peaks of cloud      Peaks of cloud:      The ship has crossed      A windless sea. This haiku is by Natsume Soseki, whose literary career started in 1903 with a series of haiku and … 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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In The Beach Breeze

This piece was written in response to Naviarhaiku318 – in the beach breeze      in the beach breeze      my travels forgotten…      evening cool This haiku is by Kobayashi Issa, who wrote over twenty thousand poems written in his lifetime In The … Continue reading

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For Baby Peggy

For Baby Peggy was written in response to Disquiet Junto Project 0421: Marquee Ghosts      The Assignment: What sounds haunt a discarded movie theater in the middle of the night? I made the decision to slightly alter the assignment for this … 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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One Push Of The Door

This piece was written in response to Naviarhaiku310 – One push of the door, a single step      One push of the door, a single step      And the corridor seems to stretch      As far as the eye can see. The haiku … Continue reading

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Innumerable Stars

This piece was written in response to Naviarhaiku307 – Innumerable stars      Innumerable stars      Looks like floated algae      In my mind The haiku is by Dakotsu Iida, a Japanese haiku poet from what is now part of the city of Fuefuki, … 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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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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