Tag Archives: Moonbathing

tanka time . . .

reminding myself never to grow bitter . . . after the storm, see how the peonies kowtow to kiss the ground? Ribbons 10.3, Fall 2014 The newest edition of the Tanka Society of America’s Ribbons arrived in my mailbox today. … Continue reading

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catching up . . .

all the sisters clustered around a table . . . bright constellations in a midsummer sky swapping tales of survival Moonbathing 6, Spring/Summer 2012 This month I am privileged to have my work cited in articles that appear in Ribbons, The Tanka … Continue reading

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new moon . . .

new moon a cluster of stars lights the vineyard . . . through darkness and shadows I see myself clearly Moonbathing: A Journal of Women’s Tanka, issue 8, Summer 2013 Those of you who read my blog from time to … Continue reading

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forced paperwhites . . .

forced paperwhites on a sill in my kitchen this winter I find myself searching more closely for miracles Moonbathing, Issue 7, Autumn/Winter 2012-2013 I just received the newest copy of Pamela A. Babusci’s Moonbathing: A Journal of Women’s Tanka.  Thank … Continue reading

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all the sisters . . .

all the sisters clustered around a table . . . bright constellations in a midsummer sky swapping tales of survival Moonbathing, vol. 6, Spring/Summer 2012

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a surprise . . .

a surprise at this time in life to find such passion . . . a covey of quail rises fluttering on dark wings Moonbathing, no. 5, Fall/Winter 2011-2012 Anyone who reads this blog on a regular basis knows that there are … Continue reading

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And the winner is . . .

moonbathing . . . her old garden hat shines a little brighter At 12: 01 a.m. –just after my birthday celebration officially concluded–I asked my husband to draw a name out of my garden hat so that I might give away a … Continue reading

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Birthday countdown . . .

Three more days and counting to my actual birthday celebration, when I’ll be drawing one name out of my hat for a free subscription to Moonbathing.  All you have to do is leave me a comment–or a ku–by July 20th (my birthday, … Continue reading

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Birthday bash . . .

birthday bash . . . a flurry of footsteps stirs the summer moon In recognition of my 50th post here, and because July is my birthday month (which is, astrologically speaking, ruled by the moon), and because I like to celebrate my birthday all month … Continue reading

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Dreamtime . . .

touched by heartbreak I vanish into dreamtime stirred by the echo of light footsteps falling through my tree-lined garden                –issue #4, Moonbathing: A Journal of Women’s Tanka I’m pleased to be a part of Pamela A. Babusci’s latest issue … Continue reading

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