Category Archives: A Hundred Gourds

southbound . . .

southbound the irresistible urge to follow A Hundred Gourds 4:1, December 2014 Advertisements

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cobwebs . . .

cobwebs never easy letting go A Hundred Gourds 3:4, September 2014

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in my handwriting . . .

in my handwriting you see an optimist’s slope– the slanted lines taking flight off the page with a fluttering of wings A Hundred Gourds 3.2, March 2014 As spring winds into summer, I find myself being optimistic about many aspects … Continue reading

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he informs me . . .

he informs me I’ve been working for years on this garden– as if there were limits to love buried deep beneath the ground A Hundred Gourds 3:1, December 2013

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remembering Kat . . .

This week I, along with other members of the haiku community, learned of the sudden, unexpected death of Kat Creighton. Kat was a photographer as well as a poet, combining words and images to create the poetic form known as … Continue reading

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ghost moon . . .

  In tribute to the first new moon of the New Year, and all the loved ones we also may briefly have lost sight of:  . . . Camera-in-hand, I stand, watching, waiting, thinking I might capture some long-lost image; that through some magic transformation of … Continue reading

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waxing gibbous . . .

waxing gibbous– the visiting cat comes out of hiding A Hundred Gourds 3:1, December 2013

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Tanka Tributes . . .

It’s such a pleasure to be able to include the work of two fine tanka poets, Lauren Mayhew and Jenny Ward Angyal, in these All Souls tribute posts. Lauren’s second poem “sliding down,” she writes, is a tribute to her … Continue reading

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echoing . . .

Ever since I started this blog three years ago, I’ve asked contributors to send me poems to honor their lost loved ones as part of a single All Souls Day/Day of the Dead post. This year, however, I’m planning something slightly different. During … Continue reading

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stardust . . .

  stardust the truth about me and you A Hundred Gourds 2.4, September 2013

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