I prefer not to think about the fact that we’re hurtling through the vastness of space on a tiny ball (a poem)

Apparently, what I think about when I first wake up in the morning… 1 From my present vantage point living in a major metropolitan area in 21st-Century America I can take comfort in living a few blocks from the nearest grocery store a couple of miles from the nearest book store and a few miles [...]

KARASU (crow) (a poem)

Earlier this evening, I was watching Tokyo Waka: A City Poem, an hour-long documentary about Tokyo released in 2013. Crows feature prominently—which reminded me of this episode from my days in Tokyo… A spring morning clear, blue sky not much of a breeze As I neared the station the two schoolgirls who had been walking [...]