Tag Archives: Haiku Writing

Walking and Falling (Salt and Snow)


Snowdrop
snow drop
lamb drop
In snow
salt circles
burns snow
Life flowers Continue reading

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NaBloPoMo IX: War Haiku


War Haiku Continue reading

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Chinese Poem


“Li Fu-Jen

The sound of her silk skirt has stopped.
On the marble pavement dust grows.
Her empty room is cold and still.
Fallen leaves are piled against the doors.
Longing for that lovely lady
How can I bring my aching heart to rest?

The above poem was written by Wu-ti (187-57 b.c.) when his mistress, Li Fu-jen, died. Unable to bear his grief, he sent for wizards from all parts of China, hoping that they would be able to put him into communication with her spirit. At last one of them managed to project her shape on to a curtain. Continue reading

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