Tag Archives: Pamela A. Babusci

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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All Hallow’s Eve . . .

Each year for Day of the Dead, my creative and spirited best friend, Katherine Shurlds, sets up an altar in her living room to honor friends and loved ones she’s said goodbye to over the years. A small glimpse of … 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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Day of the Dead III . . .

    her altar set for family and friends . . . each calavera flickering light that sparks all of our memories                –Margaret Dornaus Once again, I’m privileged to share several images and small … Continue reading

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Birthday tanka countdown . . .

  Thank you to all who’ve added their lovely voices here and helped to make my birthday a real celebration.   There’s still time (a week!) to enter your tanka here for a chance to win a copy of Modern Japanese Tanka.   I’ll … Continue reading

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Poem in Your Pocket Day . . .

It probably wasn’t fair of me to ask contributors to pick a “favorite” haiku (even though  I did say they could pick as many as three) for this post.  Once I started trying to choose my own favorites, I realized … Continue reading

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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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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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