Archive for February, 2011

seven renshi


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 […]

snow walk


Yesterday, Osaka had it’s heaviest snowfall since 2008, so I took the opportunity to take the Ricoh GRD2 out for a walk.