Sunday, July 17, 2016

a word

g a r d i n

on a child's Showa yukata
tears (washed)
tears  (rent)

reading kimonos

dirigible, biplane, balloon

969 ascendants

not even a drop

I could become
my mother's face
we told each other we were nothing

you do not fill things, she said
not even a drop

this is your exit, mother
the door will open on the left side

M i z u

no Kamisama


B   e   n   z   a   i   t   e   n

white snake

red stone

"no vestige of a beginning, no prospect of an end..."
- James Hutton


deep time

that is

Sai no Kawara
(the riverbed of souls)

Tuesday, July 5, 2016

Saturday, July 2, 2016

n e w m o o n

The Way:

"Here I will spend the rainy season and here the hot season." 

This is the way a fool thinks. It does not occur to him what may happen in between.

20.286 Dhammapada

e m p t y t h e b o a t

 25.369 Dhammpada

m u d

h i k a r u    d o r o d a n g o

a l i g n m e n t

s i n c e   s e n s e

is a narrative speculation.

s u i s e k i



Bokefuji Kannon

Donald Keene, come home
Yuma Juya
himself an essay on

Tadasu no Mori 糺の森?

2 rivers
2 shrines

joins Yokai

at Jyoko-ku

Kamo (e)


an island
old forest

between us

亀の島 kame no shima