April 24th, 2009

KK with Kanji


  • 08:04 Research area: Ghillie Dhu, Hulda, Glastig. some connection to dryad legends....and a story idea is bubbling.... #
  • 09:50 Wrote Midnight Encounter, a ballady type poem based on the legend of the Leanan Sidhe, the type of fae in Keat's La Belle Dame San Merci #
  • 11:04 Ack! ran out of jiffy7 peat pot thingies in the middle of my seed planting. I thought I had bought a huge amount, but looks were deceiving. #
  • 15:04 Started Mizuna and Komatsuna greens in peat pots today, as I'm not sure if the ones I planted outside are taking, and some green lettuce. #
  • 20:46 Finally updated Yesterday's Tomorrows. Hope chapter 9 won't take so long... #
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Napowrimo poem 24: Wordless


is not silence,
the sun on my face
as the wind stirs the pines,
and the stream burbles down
in snow melt time.
Somewhere a robin sings,
and a dove mourns,
and a bumblebee
explores my blue shirt.
The dirt,
powdery and granular both,
falls through my fingers,
and the scent of pine pitch,
and old smoke
and wet earth
swirl around me.

So much said
in the few moments I wait for you,
saying nothing.
Part of me is glad you have come,
but part of me hungers for that unsilent silence,
even as you walk up smiling
and shatter the moment.