Tag Archives: Viola

The Snail Raises His Horns

This piece was written in response to Naviarhaiku 228 – A snail.   A snail  Raising its horns:  Edge of the well. This is a haiku by accomplished Japanese haiku poet and novelist Natsume Soseki, author of Kokoro, Botchan, I Am … Continue reading

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Lucky Rounds

Lucky Rounds was written in response to Disquiet Junto Project 0332: Lucky Numbers.   Step 1: Think about how a string of numbers might inform — might seed — a short musical composition.   Step 2: Locate the lottery numbers near your … Continue reading

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Morning Coolness

This piece was written in response to Naviarhaiku 227 – Morning coolness.   Morning coolness:   dewdrops swaying   in the spiderweb This is a haiku by Betty Drevniok, one of the founders of the Haiku Society of Canada. The Betty Drevniok Award … Continue reading

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Sleeping Awake

This piece was written in response to Naviarhaiku 226 – he won’t go to sleep.   he won’t go to sleep   unless we play him the tune   that keeps him awake This is a haiku by Alvaro Cardona-Hine, poet, painter, composer … Continue reading

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Five Minutes With Lia

Not long after my granddaughter turned two years old I put her on my lap and had her play the piano. I had done this numerous times in the past, but this time I decided to record what she played. … Continue reading

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Wild Geese Take Flight

This piece was written in response to Naviarhaiku 225 – The wild geese take flight.   The wild geese take flight   Low along the railroad tracks   In the moonlight night This is a haiku by Masaoka Shiki, a Japanese poet, author, … Continue reading

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The Milky Way

This piece was written in response to Naviarhaiku 224 – the milky way.   the milky way   at midnight   a drunkard dances This is a haiku by Taneda Santoka, a poet and mendicant priest who chose walking meditation instead of zazen … Continue reading

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