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Sweetness vs. Majesty

Written for: The Sunday Whirl, Wordle #568 Words: face, map, check, hope, vast, stillness, sparrows, kiss, pulpit, lack, silent, whisper You whisper into silent stillness, your hopeful face a vast map of emotions you cannot hold in check. I burn … Continue reading

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Snow Hills

Written for:  Carpe Diem #930, Mirror – Comparison Writing rabbit-ear iris how much it looks like its image in water © Basho (Tr. Jane Reichhold) In this haiku Basho uses the technique of comparison. This technique is very close to … Continue reading

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