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Waka for Murasaki Shikibu

Since it is the start of Women's History Month I've attempted a waka (5,7,5,7,7) though I might have taken a bit of a liberty with the form.
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Raven

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The Fox Hunt

This painting is by Wilmslow Homer (1893), fox frightening crows, crows frightening fox. I especially like that it's a coastal scene and the red berries, and the dark glower of crows.

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115 of my comments have received 119 Great Feedback votes

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Beautifully written poem. :)

Posted on Thu, 02 Jan 2020

Beautifully written poem. :)

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Posted in New Year’s Eve at the Meiji Shrine, Tokyo.

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I liked it the first time

Posted on Thu, 02 Jan 2020

I liked it the first time around as well as this version. Is the last word different now? That first stanza, in particular, is beautiful. :)

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Posted in comfort and joy (another go at this)

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Thank you! It was a bit of an

Posted on Sat, 28 Dec 2019

Thank you! It was a bit of an odd take on the IP, and found myself unable to strong-arm a wren into this either. :)

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Posted in Decagon

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Wonderful poem full of

Posted on Fri, 20 Dec 2019

Wonderful poem full of startling images. :)

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Posted in woods, late

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Great. Loved the repetition

Posted on Tue, 12 Nov 2019

Great. Loved the repetition of super noodles too, made me laugh, but lots of sadnesses in this too. :) 

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Posted in Shrinkage

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I really like the matter-of

Posted on Mon, 04 Nov 2019

I really like the matter-of-factness of this when you can sense the depth beneath the words. I think it's a clever and affecting poem. :)

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Posted in Trying to Remember What It Was Like

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As mentioned above, I like

Posted on Tue, 05 Nov 2019

As mentioned above, I like how you've woven the details and stresses of moving and sadnesses with the initial shocks in the house and bonfire night. Glad it had a happy ending. :)

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Posted in New Beginnings

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Hi Jenny, thank you! Atlantic

Posted on Fri, 01 Nov 2019

Hi Jenny, thank you! Atlantic salmon sometimes return to their nascent rivers 2-3 times, I think Pacific salmon  are the salmon that only make one return if I remember correctly. Nevertheless, being a salmon is a short, tiring and risky business...

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Posted in Ecstasy

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I like that you have included

Posted on Thu, 31 Oct 2019

I like that you have included that we don't require them to have permits and welcome them. If only we could apply this to all migrants. I love birds so enjoyed your visiting geese. :)

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Posted in Geese

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Great observations and

Posted on Fri, 01 Nov 2019

Great observations and cleverly written with humour and pathos. Black leather waistcoat, oof, no. Enjoyed reading. :)

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Posted in With a Blue Jug in Her Hand

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