Random Thoughts, haibun

The snow, rough and windswept in places, makes my peaceful walk evaporate. At the park, thick ice seals the sky's reflections on the pond, reminding me of the places in my heart where I hide the old draconian memories. Like shadows, I keep those emotions in the dark, so they never take hold. It's time… Continue reading Random Thoughts, haibun

January Predictions

In January, the soothsayers emerge to remind us of who we are—frail humans who sometimes lose their way. Nostradamus, Baba Vanga—the prophets of doom contemplate the world's events still to unfold in 2023. From solar storms, nuclear explosions, and an impending invasion from aliens, the seers share their visions of the cataclysmic destruction of the… Continue reading January Predictions

The Poet-tree, haibun

It's Haibun Monday at dVerse, and I'm a day late... Xenia Tran is our host and she says: For today’s Haibun Monday, you are invited to create a haibun about September and a special moment you experienced during this month or are looking forward to. The prose can be narrative, lyrical or terse and the ku can be… Continue reading The Poet-tree, haibun