nightingales warble full of sakura perfume clouds on the mountain Kim M. Russell, 8th August 2018 My response to Carpe Diem #1493 Okinawa … the music of Southern Japan Today we are still in Japan, visiting the southern region – Okinawa. Chèvrefeuille tells us that Okinawan music (Okinawa ongaku), also known as Ryukyuan music (Ryūkyū […]

Flight of a Bright New Poem

It germinates in the slow melody of water glinting in the shallows of the mind’s eye, the interplay of reeds and light that whisper through the open window in the dead of night. A brilliant fluorescence lifts and shifts shape into a metallic demoiselle rising in the mesmeric shimmering of wings, and the early morning […]