Since yesterday I learned about a haibun, today – without a prompt even – I attempt my first tanka: 5, 7, 5, 7, 7 syllables per each of the five lines. Before they get the idea. And the photos are from a lovely walk yesterday. … Continue reading Day 13: Best friend
My furry companion turns five today, which is also how long I have been living in Italy. Challenge 8: “Write poems in which mysterious and magical things occur.” I’m starting to feel the reality of the fact that prior to embracing this month-long challenge I … Continue reading Day eight: Happy 5th birthday, Bestia!
Challenge 2: “Write a poem that plays with voice.” This one turned out more dramatic than poetic. Sorry. The voices won over. Just another day in Maremma Girl: That olive tree. Was it always this thick? It’s as if… as if it had eyes. Olive … Continue reading Day two: Drama
This is the first film post on this blog. Just in case you were wondering why there was a Movie in my blog name. First, a story of how that came to be, which I believe I haven’t told yet: In the earlier days of … Continue reading Flash Mexi Movie reviews
Before we sink too deep into March, here is last year’s in proverbial twelve pictures for my Calendar 2017 in the making. It was not spent far away from home, just as February wasn’t. (Whereas January was all over the place.) But I don’t need … Continue reading March 2017
Oh do I have a veggie candy for you that is not only out of this world but out of space. There are some things that I cannot understand about America. I won’t get personal and inquire into the stardom of certain Jennifer or two … Continue reading WPC: Out of space, off the chard
Today was a fairy-tale morning in Maremma. Hard to believe but the worlds are becoming one. It started to snow last night around 9 and at 8 am I ventured out in the weak sun to capture what I knew would be history by lunch: … Continue reading Disturbance in the force