The air quality here in Korea is terribly unhealthy most days. This morning I awoke to a sun that was barley visible through the toxic, polluted air.
Tag Archive for ‘#poetry’
The Japanese word for nostalgia is ‘natsukashi’. I like that word. I like the sound of the vowels and consonants. I like how it evokes memory and reflection. Happiness and sometimes sadness.
Haiku #147: Haiku for 2
So many thoughts, so little time.
All students have the ability to accomplish great things!
New Plumeria and learning inspired haiku!
Haiku #143 (For Mom)
The picture says it all and is worth far more than a thousand words.
Part of my daily commute to the school where I teach consisted of being greeted by a family of terns over the past couple of months. Particularly a new baby that I observed from egg to chick. One day before wing feathers, the baby disappeared. My days do not start as happy as they once did.
Paris. 2004. Original photo is a Polaroid picture taken by a man near a crepe truck in front of the Eiffel Tower. This spontaneous photo became one of of our favorite photos from that trip!
Under the Southern Cross
One of the things I like the most about living so close to the equator is that, even though I am on the very edge of the Northern Hemisphere, I can often view the Southern Cross in the early morning sky. See this gem of the Southern Hemisphere always gives me great comfort.
The rain has been falling here in the Pacific. And April is Poetry Month!