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Hokkai

Dark clouds--an autumn hokkai

From pine to pine--a winter hokkai

Seen, Then Not Seen--a spring hokkai

Strands of Lobelia--a summer hokkai

The Mallard's Wake--a summer hokkai

Red Leaves--an autumn hokkai

Blackberry Blossoms

 

The scent
Of blackberry blossoms;
Summer's first heat.

Donna
 

Summer's first heat;
an old man stops to rest
beneath a tree.

kit


Beneath a tree
a scattering of petals--
morning rain.

Marjorie


Morning rain;
two swallows skimming
the water's edge.

Wendy


The water's edge;
prayer lanterns bobbing
in the moonlight.

Kim


In the moonlight--
the soft sounds of night
filling the air.

Cynthia


Filling the air--
voices in the fish market
at sunrise.

kit


At sunrise,
a pink glow inside
the round lamp.

Wendy


On the round lamp,
A mosquito finally stops
The buzzing.

Donna


The buzzing
over the marsh grass;
late afternoon.

Kim


Later afternoon--
folding into itself,
the last morning glory.

Marjorie


The last morning glory
near the closing gate;
the sun goes down.

Cynthia