Sedōka: Why Does The Grass Grow?

why does the grass grow?to be trampled under footreturned to the soil below Why does the grass grow?for the love of life and growthto reach in search of heaven sedōka (旋頭歌, "memorized poem" or "head repeated poem") consists of two tercets of five, seven, and seven syllables each. The head repeating. An uncommon form, it … Continue reading Sedōka: Why Does The Grass Grow?

Gone to Seed

She grows with need and undulates in loveA deep-rooted message from the heavens aboveWhich reverberates a light spark of expectationAnd lives entwined with all creation A perpetual sacrifice to appease the mortal greedThe balance lost, the tree gone to seedAncient branches once mighty wilt and waste awayOur epoch decides, atone or suffer to decay Eugi's … Continue reading Gone to Seed