Gagaku

Imperial Court bowing to wind, string and drum butterflies take flight Kim M. Russell, 9th August 2018 My response to Carpe Diem #1494 Gagaku, the traditional music of the Japanese Court We are still in Japan and exploring the oldest known traditional Japanese music, Gagaku, which is s court music, and includes songs, dances, and […]

Immersion in an Onsen

cyprus tub beckons with a curled finger of steam fragrance of forest steam flowers in clouds slipping into onsen depths shiny skin puckers Kim M. Russell, 2017 Morning at the Nozawa Onsen, Shinsui Province by Kasamatsu Shiro (1933) – image found on Pinterest My response to Carpe Diem #1164 Onsen the hot springs of Japan […]