Memories, and the ghosts who come to visit bringing a haibun

Japanese Poetry holds the essence of a story with love and brevity.

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Living in boxes

Although not always easy I try to schedule my posts ahead of time. Currently I am at my computer, writing this post for the middle of July, in the last week of June 2021. As a consequence, anything I write about may have been resolved by the time this goes up on my blog. I […]

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Poetic devices, and the five senses – word magicians

Every now and then I like to play with words and turn them into poetry of sorts. I see it as an activity to challenge my brain. It keeps me writing when I don’t feel like tackling my novel. Searching for words also gives me the opportunity to practise description, to put things together that […]

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Words from the Ancients, and three coins in the Trevi Fountain

Save your coins for the fountain, and keep hope alive, and while you’re at it, listen to your elders.

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