Monthly Archives: April 2017

Tanka Series for Life Underground

Iridescence rides to soils’ surface on skins of earthworms’ return– Earth gives Sky back her rainbows by such lowly means as these- Turning the garden reveals cities underground- Smallest workers there- pillbugs, worms, and fungus- wait and turn all Death … Continue reading

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Cathedral Tanka

Stained glass glitters here- music flows in this- the wrong Cathedral– I seek dirt, sun, and birdsong God laughs as fresh seedlings sprout

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Mirrors

The monk can look into his bowl and see What season gazes back into his eyes And, within that same season – that same bowl His spirit swirls, combining steam and sighs. The garden, too, holds up the mirror to … Continue reading

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