Category Archives: Japan

POEM: quakes

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POEM: you remind me of

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POEM: Hokusai

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Finding JAPAN

OK, so I need to tell you a crazy story. From 1991-92, I lived in northern Japan. Although I lived far from the other exchange students in my program, I did see them occasionally for Rotary events. When I did, … Continue reading

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POEM: my first night in Japan

my first night in Japan (for the Inoue family) I slept for twenty-four hours at least that’s how I remember it happening then we had miso soup with tiny clams in the bottom of each wooden bowl we were seated … Continue reading

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POEM: smoke from a new stick of incense

smoke from a new stick of incense fills the cold room with the scent of a Japanese temple or the small room on the second floor I used to meditate in the one I had to unlock with a kitchen … Continue reading

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