jornales

for a moment of joy or moments no one pays for, i give myself a ‘jornal’. this makes me rich. try it.

STREET NEWS an experiment on mixing haibun and haiga (haibunga)

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Street news (a haibun)

A school of clams caused a shoreline village to gather whispers. A fisherman proposed that the shaman must talk to the chief clam. What about? A boy asked. The chief clam passed the word around…

 

hum by hum

moonlight floods

the secret code

 

Betrayed, the villagers turned to the clams and pried them open. In the streets, a furor rages…

 

about time

the chill turns

a white page

October 8, 2014 Posted by | haibun, haiga, poetry | , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment