Category Archives: Lynx

lost & found . . .

It’s been a difficult spring/early summer here in many ways . . . filled with loss but also with a few personal triumphs, including a collaboration I had the pleasure of working on with my friend and fellow poet Kirsten Cliff. Kirsten, … Continue reading

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Forever Home: A tanka sequence with Kirsten Cliff, v. #10 . . .

  My final verse for the tanka sequence “Forever Home” was inspired by a photo I took in the seaside community of Mystic, CT.  (To see Kirsten’s final tanka and picture for “Forever Home,” visit Swimming in Lines of Haiku.) … Continue reading

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Forever Home: A tanka sequence with Kirsten Cliff, v. #8 . . .

  My fourth tanka–the eighth verse–for “Forever Home” was inspired by the following photo of a lobster shack in Portland, Maine.  (To see Kirsten’s seventh verse and picture for “Forever Home,” visit Swimming in Lines of Haiku.) lobster shack— one … Continue reading

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Forever Home: A tanka sequence with Kirsten Cliff, v. #6 . . .

  My third tanka (sixth verse) for the tanka sequence “Forever Home” was inspired by a photo I took in Siena, Italy.  (To see Kirsten’s third tanka and picture for “Forever Home,” visit Swimming in Lines of Haiku.) Sunday best . . … Continue reading

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Forever Home: A tanka sequence with Kirsten Cliff, v. #4 . . .

  My second tanka for the sequence “Forever Home” was inspired by the following photo of an Outback billabong at sunset.  (To see Kirsten’s second tanka and picture for “Forever Home,” visit Swimming in Lines of Haiku.) twilight— eucalyptus frames … Continue reading

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Forever Home: A tanka sequence with Kirsten Cliff . . .

  Recently, my friend and fellow poet Kirsten Cliff and I decided to write a series of tanka based on travel pictures we’d taken over the years.  The result, our tanka sequence “Forever Home,” was published in the October issue … Continue reading

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A garden of tanka . . .

in the loud silence of wind and birdsong, I sow forget-me-not seeds from a small paper packet filled with our love’s story                            Lynx XXVI:2, June 2011 I’m never happier than when I’m in my garden . . . unless, … Continue reading

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