Tag: japanese

Month of Affection

major cold coming in my latest dream three fruits snug in crisp dry leaves rainclouds mist the pine forest rooster crows again drenched red and white with riches New Year is budding hale Toshigami-sama grandmother kow tows pale as her raw rice paper lineage etched deep red-crowned cranes in… Continue Reading “Month of Affection”

Peach of immortality

(i) new year has circled peach tree scratches bare faced moon first dream of the hare you run east with the west wind my body cold as late snow (ii) breezy peach petals the birthing hare squeals briefly flesh flushed with longing under mottled sheets I dream ancestors cursing red moon (iii) peaches cheek to cheek… Continue Reading “Peach of immortality”