Daily Archives: August 7, 2018

ivy draped

Written for:  The Twiglets #88 – “ivy draped” In a quaint cottage draped in ivy An old woman sipped mint ice tea, freshly brewed, mint from her garden. She did not have to beg anyone’s pardon for adding her own … Continue reading

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Tarantella

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1487 Dance of the Spider (Tarantella) In the Italian province of Taranto, Apulia, the bite of a locally common type of wolf spider, named “tarantula” after the region, was popularly believed to be highly venomous and to … Continue reading

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Lessons From History

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – Haibun Monday:  “Peace Memorial” (Hiroshima Day)     (posted by Frank) That’s right! Today marks the anniversary of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima. And the city of Hiroshima will once again hold its annual Hiroshima … Continue reading

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