Our prompt for Haibun Monday is offered by Toni (Photograph of Francesca by me taken with Pentax Me Super and Tmax 100 film stock) “Were it not for shadows, there would be no beauty.” ― Jun’ichirō Tanizaki, In Praise of Shadows So…shadows is a pretty open theme. The only rules are: • Must be written … Continue reading windows
It's Haibun Monday at dVerse tonight and we are prompted by Toni Spencer to write a free for all Haibun. Here's how she set up the challenge. That being said, today is a Free For All…meaning, you pick the subject upon which you wish to write. There are rules of course – (1) The haibun … Continue reading a Japanese moment
The journey towards Eskdalemuir was made all the more pleasurable by the scenery along the way. Early morning mists sitting atop the hills, bathed in a serene kind of light, set the tone for the day for me. It was eminently peaceful, as if the land were whispering a good morning. On arrival at Samye … Continue reading Samye Ling
How much of what you decide to do in life is dictated by your thinking? How much by your feelings? Do those separate parts of you combine harmoniously? What happens when they do not? It's something I have been both thinking and feeling about of late. I am in a period of transition. A kind … Continue reading Are you feeling it?