The Value of the Season

The world has grown weary through the years, but at Christmas it is young.Phillips Brooks Senryü: the anti-aging holiday such is the magicthat waking Christmas morningI'm a child again Christmas isn't a season. It's a feeling.Edna Ferber Christmas is the time, is the place, is the motion.Grease Christmas is the way we are feeling.Barry Gibb … Continue reading The Value of the Season

Survival through Perception

Autumn is a second spring when every leaf is a flower." Albert Camus If every leaf is a flowerI'm becoming a florist Life through the eyes of changeIs constantly beautiful Lune:I will survive Amid the decayI was bornIt can not touch me A study in the Journal of Aging Research found that babies born during … Continue reading Survival through Perception

Ya-du: Ask the Season & He Looked at Me Funny

Ask the Season Ask the seasonthe reason whythe sun must burnand you learn this:We turn light to bliss He Looked at Me Funny aka Halloween's Over My pumpkin's deadThe carved head smashedInstead of smilesA hostile messtrials now strain me, I must confess The ya-du is a Burmese poetic form. Quintains (or five-line stanzas).Four syllables in … Continue reading Ya-du: Ask the Season & He Looked at Me Funny