Staring out the window on a a JAL flight inspired me to pen Haiku #49.
Greg VessarI love music, I love to travel, and I love to write. My blog "A Thousand Miles from Kansas" combines all three. I am a Kansas boy and an educator on sabbatical. I have lived in many places around the globe and I currently live in northern Japan. Journey with me as I combine my loves of music, travel, and the written word as I navigate through life.
An ode to the age of double nickels!
“Road Trip” was written during my university days and I recently rediscovered it while perusing some of my old journals. Reminds me of the good times and adventures spent with old friends!
What if we danced all~ night and whirled our hair just like~ Ocasek dared us?! © 2019 Gregory Vessar. All […]
A KISS Top Ten
This weekend, we head to Morioka, Japan to witness the KISS End of the Road World Tour. I’m excited for […]
Clouds look like smoke from~ a fire raging unchecked~ in my heart for you. Sometimes when you are on […]
Haiku #45 (A Halestorm!)
An airplane, a taxi, and my own two feet took me to rock out at the Halestorm show in Osaka, Japan on Dec. 3, 2019. I wrote this haiku the next morning!
Cats are world class players of the game Hide-n-Seek!
Haiku #43: Lad
My childhood dog, Lad, has been in my thoughts lately. He was a great friend. I often think about him. RIP Laddie.
When my father stopped the truck, my mom exited with urgency. “Boys! Come here, quick!” We ran as commanded and stopped abruptly at the sight of her blue plaid work shirt. It was stained with blood!