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lazing, raining

“Too lazy to be ambitious,I let the world take care of itself.Ten days’ worth of rice in my bag;a bundle of twigs by the fireplace.Why chatter about delusion and enlightenment?Listening to the night rain on my roof,I sit comfortably, with both legs stretched out.”… Continue Reading “lazing, raining”

D is for danger and drama

Among the stonesAnd over the water,From spot to spot,Piercing the darkness,A shining fireLights up and flees.Take care! Take care!From afar, from near,In the green grass,Beneath the cypresses,Like mobile flames,Or frozen beams,Here come the soulsOf the departed! Faust Libretto One of the geothermal wonderlands of… Continue Reading “D is for danger and drama”

Goodbye November

“The landscape sleeps in mist from morn till noon;And, if the sun looks through, ’tis with a faceBeamless and pale and round, as if the moon,When done the journey of her nightly race,Had found him sleeping, and supplied his place…” John Clare, ‘The Shepherd’s… Continue Reading “Goodbye November”