June 19th, 2009

drabble fairy

Tanka: Hope

A soft petal drops,
to be caught in the spring breeze,
falling to the earth,
to be walked on, forgotten –
this my hope before you smiled.

(This is going into a story, but I liked it enough to post separately...
KK with Kanji

Ganked from Paynesgrey:

Don't take too long to think about it. List 15 books you've read that will always stick with you -- The first 15 you can recall in 15 minutes.

1. Lord of the Rings - Tolkien
2 The Last Unicorn -Beagle
3 The Odyssey - Homer
4 Siddhartha - Hesse
5 Green Mansions - Hudson
6 Stranger in a Strange Land - Heinlein
7 The Once and Future King  - White
8  The Lathe of Heaven - Leguin
9  Dune - Herbert
10 The Dream Quest of Unknown Kadeth -  Lovecraft
11 Mila 18 - Uris
12 Dracula - Stoker
13 Ender's Game - Orson Scot Card
14 Volkhavaar - Tanith Lee
15 The Cornelius Chronicles - Michael Morecock

It is rather biased to SF and Fantasy, I admit...But these are books whose images pop into my head from time to time.
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