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Late night haibun…

I’d lost four fish in quick succession, in spite of everything I had tried. Another dozen were struggling. Dash to the local aquarium store to buy a new air pump.  Hope that will resolve the problem… so far so good. … Continue reading

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Summons Sublime ~ Frank J. Tassone #writephoto

“And the forests will echo with laughter…” –Led Zepplin, Stairway to Heaven Listen to the faintest of whispers within. Feel the sense of deja vu. Come closer. Closer. This is it. The road less travelled has lead here. The culmination … Continue reading

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Naked…

Nature’s enchantment Perpetual enigma Echoing our own Kites hunt overhead. Iron clouds race over distant hills… a heavy, roiling mass shrouds the dawn. The merest hint of brightness signals the rising of the sun and wind tortured branches writhe black … Continue reading

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Another Rain Meditation ~ Frank J. Tassone #writephoto #haibun

A soft rainfall. I settle on the zafu in our bedroom. Pale light from the cloud-covered sky bathes my back from the window. I breathe. Sit. Breathe. Center. As each thought seizes my attention, I return to my awareness of … Continue reading

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#writephoto regulars ~ Meet Ken Gierke

I asked the writephoto challenge regulars if they would like to come over and introduce themselves. Today we meet Ken Gierke from rivrvlogr. Without those of you who write and read the pieces inspired by the weekly photos, the writephoto … Continue reading

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To blossom again ~ Reena Saxena  #writephoto

The chill in the air is symbolic of the underlying fear. The horizon will turn dark earlier than usual. The Sun may become a rare visitor. Who will uphold the truth? The starkness of branches is a reassurance. It represents … Continue reading

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Memorial lost ~ Frank J. Tassone #writephoto

Whose life, so memorialized, and then so forgotten? A moss-covered cross upon a lichen-stained pedestal, erected in a clearing of ancient oaks. The overcast sky piering between spindley branches says nothing. The thinning grass utters not a word. Who could … Continue reading

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Walking the Path ~ Frank J. Tassone #writephoto

Where are you leading me? The mist rolls in. The cold and rain accompanying it envelop me like a fisherman’s expertly cast net. The ascent continues. To where, I don’t know. Only that your whisper, “follow me,” drives me onward. … Continue reading

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Mindset ~ Reena Saxena #writephoto

There are days when the white clouds look like flocks of birds, which will descend to destroy the flowers. Their menacing shapes symbolize evil, out to destroy happiness. I desperately want to spread a net on the flowers, or cover … Continue reading

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Pathway: A #writephoto #haibun ~ Frank J. Tassone

It’s like any other walk through the woods. Light from a westward sun attempts to breach the canopy. It succeeds only in scattering illumination and shadow on the dirt path under our feet. The full fragrance of forest envelops us: … Continue reading

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