Daily Archives: April 8, 2017

Poem – About Tu Fu

I met Tu Fu on a mountaintop  In August when the sun was hot Under the shade of his big straw hat His face was sad In the years since we last parted He’d grown wan, exhausted  Poor old Tu … Continue reading

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Poem – Day’s End

Oxen and sheep were brought back down Long ago and bramble gates closed over Mountains and rivers far from my old garden A windswept moon rises into clear night. Springs trickle down dark cliffs and autumn Dew fills ridgeline grasses … Continue reading

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Poem – Winter Garden

Winter garden The moon thinned to a thread Insects singing

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Poem – Wrapping Dumplings 

Wrapping dumplings in Bamboo leaves, with one finger She tides her hair

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Poem – Wrapping The Rice Cakes

Wrapping the rice cakes With one hand  She fingers back her hair

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Poem – What Fish Feel

What fish feel Birds feel, I don’t know The year ending

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Poem – Year’s End

Year’s end, all Comers of this Floating world, swept

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