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#WOMENSHISTORYMONTH

WOMENSHISTORYMONTH.GOV National Women’s History Month 2017 Theme: “Honoring Trailblazing Women in Labor and Business” NWHP.ORG ★ ★ ★ Japan’s Business Federation Sent This All-Female Delegation to the Trump White House via Fortune  

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Short Verses & Other Curses – Promotional Giveaway Until 12/26/15

Get your promotional edition here. FROM THE INTRODUCTION: I began focusing much of my poetry writing on the Japanese poetic forms of haiku, senryū, and tanka at the beginning of 2012 as a therapeutic effort when finding myself in the … Continue reading

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Autumnal Reflections no.10

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Such a beautiful poem of a photograph by the lovely and loving Megi of HappyNest in America, as are all from her “Autumnal Reflections” series… HappyNest in America View original post

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Nippon Of My Mind

where suns rising burns where hearts once touched long returns where glances love churns    

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Not Quite At Its Peak

The lovely and loving wife and I made a quick visit to one of my most favorite spots on this ol’ very pretty but very petulant planet of ours to capture a few images of the Cherry Blossoms pre-peak. Peak … Continue reading

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Sakura City

   

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I Welcome You to the New kurtbrindley.com

It is with heavy but happy heart that I say goodbye to my old me – the novels, the poetry, the short stories, the haiku – and say hello to the new me! A me that only wishes to blog … Continue reading

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A Story For the Misaligned, Sailor Or Otherwise

  From the Dedication Page: This book is dedicated to anyone — regardless of race, ethnicity, sex, gender and all its breathless facets, sexual orientation, non-sexual orientation, sexual non-orientation, spirituality or lack thereof, religion or lack thereof, nationality or lack … Continue reading

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As the Flowers Burn Below

Time to dance to songs symbolic of the age— of the world tuneless degenerate Beating pulsing writhing we cast our blurred yet fixed gaze on the burning flowers far below High upon the roof of hell as the flowers burn … Continue reading

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明けましておめでとうございます!

   

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稜線の光

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霜が降りたばかりの朝焼けの野原に 祖父の背中を追いかける五歳の私の幻影が映る  ⁻ 麦わら帽子を掴み キノコ採りに出る祖父の背中に向かって 祖母は一体何と声をかけていたのだろう  ₋ 言い出したら聞かない駄々っ子のように 返事もせずに 祖父は一心に山を目指した  ⁻ ブナ林の下生えを 音を立てて踏みつける祖父の背中を 私はひたすら追いかけた  ₋ 湿った苔の匂いが沈滞するカシの枝葉の合間から 傾きかけた午後の日差しが入り込んでも 祖父は前に向かって進んで行った 振り返らずに   ⁻ 鬱蒼と茂る樹木の枝葉の隙間から わずかに覗く西の空に向かって 翳す私の左手を 柔らかな木洩れ日は包み込んだ 夕刻の稜線を照らす光のように   ₋ 私は カブトムシの幼虫と戯れ 飛び交う鳥のさえずりに耳を澄まし 野花を摘んだ 祖父の背負い籠がいっぱいになるまで   ⁻ もしかすると 私が吹く笹笛の音は…

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