What if we danced all~ night and whirled our hair just like~ Ocasek dared us?! © 2019 Gregory Vessar. All […]
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.
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!
Snow Haiku 5
Winter has arrived~ Blanketing Misawa with~ Snow, snow, too much snow. © 2019 Gregory Vessar. All Rights Reserved.
A Whisper Whisper in my ear. An invasion of personal space… becoming suddenly so familiar… … intimate. A whisper […]
The leaves are turning here in Misawa, Japan. Winter is coming!