Daily Archives: March 17, 2019

A Monk Ponders

Written for:  The Sunday Whirl, Wordle #395 Words:  fires, three, garment, find, bowing, writing, silence, wave, year, earth, rain, beam The monk bows, having taken a vow of silence. He possesses three saffron garments– all the same–pleasing for his needs. … Continue reading

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co-existing

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1624 Kumano Kodo Pilgrimage . . . Shinbutsu-Shugo Kumano Sanzan combined the Shinto and Buddhist faiths into one, known as Shinbutsu-shugo (literally the convergence of Buddhism and Shinto). The notion that deities (kami) are present in … Continue reading

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daffodils

Written for:  Carpe Diem Weekend Meditation #75 Poetry Archive (2) Honeysuckle I invite you to dive into your poetry archive and share haiku, tanka or other Japanese poetry form that mean a lot to you. Please share with us why … Continue reading

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The Humiliated Bird

Written for:  The Muse #47 Ah, here we go again.  Another St. Patrick’s Day, and I am made to look the fool. Painted up all green like that foolish gecko. It is simply not my color. She’s looking out the … Continue reading

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Some Homographs

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads – Weekend Mini-Challenge:  Homographic Fun  (posted by Magaly) Today, I invite you to play with homographs, or words which share the same spelling but have rather different meanings. Yes, I’m referring to words … Continue reading

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