Archive for February, 2011
The other week I had the pleasure of meeting several poets in Kyoto for a shinnenkai party at which, in addition to plenty of eating and drinking, we wrote seven collaborative renshi (連詩) poems and a host of haiku (俳句) as well. There are several ways to write renshi, which are often referred to as […]
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Tags: AMA-HASHI (天橋), Atsusuke Tanaka, すみくら まりこ, collaborative poetry, collaborative writing, 田中宏輔, 連詩, 谷内洋, Ikuta Press, Japan International Poetry Society, JIPS, Keiji Minato, poetry, renshi, Stijn Caron, Sumikura Mariko, Taniuchi Hirose, Yoko Danno, 團野葉子, 湊圭史
Yesterday, Osaka had it’s heaviest snowfall since 2008, so I took the opportunity to take the Ricoh GRD2 out for a walk.
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Tags: black and white, 白黒, 雪, 豊中市, Osaka, Ricoh GRD2, snow, snow walk, toyonaka, 大阪府