Tag Archives: Japan

The Road

Sorting through my haiku from the walk, I’m reminded of the strange, whimsical moods I was in as I wandered alone across Japan. Some days — usually when the featureless road stretched out before me for hours on end — … Continue reading

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A home for a hiker

joyboards of Tokyo all the beautiful faces where am I, really? *** sunlit banksia black cockatoo and rainbow I’m in Australia And — like that! — I find myself home, with a massive debt, no job, and a sackful of … Continue reading

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Walking Japan: Epilogue

Sitting at Soya My foot journey ends right here Seagulls in the wind

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Walking Japan: Haiku #202

with all of my strength I hurl that black rock, and now  the endless north sea

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Walking Japan: Haiku #201

before a dark storm the running grey clouds shipwreck on columns of light

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Walking Japan: Haiku #200

the wind howls still cows in pasture the end is nigh

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Walking Japan: Haiku #199

brian eno sounds the outskirts of Heaven Salt aural borealis

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Walking Japan: Haiku #198

boarded up houses crouch behind palisade walls: the wind turbines hum

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Walking Japan: Haiku #197

one mountain torn sea horizon three flat blues

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Walking Japan: Haiku #196

shaft of morning light illuminates a farm house like all the others

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