January 2017 Open Reading Review
First meeting of this bird year, 2017. Thoughts on nature and inner-reflections.
Sharing of our writings and sharing of suggestions. Afterwards, we made plans
for this coming year. Looking forward to our continuing progress.
Albert Sussler ( USA )
~ “Rock Garden” ~
No Rock in the center, for nothing is in the center, balance is always changing.
~ “Four Haiku” ~
Like dawn and dusk glow
most telling illumination
Character of child, of aged.
~ “Rokujijukugo” ~
Focus too far, miss the surroundings
~ “Yojijukugo” ~
Freedom walks with compass
Masako Izumi ( Japan )
~ “A Gold Fish” ~
Chased by the children’s hands, the happy dreams were fleeing
from place to place in the water.
~ “The Lake Isle of Innisfree” ~ by William B. Yeats
I hear lake water lapping with low sounds by the shore
Hiroko Kajita ( Japan )
~ “Coincidence of number 12” ~
No one knew that the 12th would be the last day we saw him.
Ayumi Shibata ( Japan ) -Debut-
~ “Door” ~
It’s me inside of me.
Shoichi Miyamura ( Japan )
~ “A Morning Scene” ~
You pass though one of those things which eats them here and sticks them out there.
~ “Walk” ~
I couldn’t excuse the clouds hanging low over me.
~ “To my First Born” ~ by Hiroshi Yoshino (Translation by Kenji Inoue)
Like Vultures / They arrived / Zipping their black briefcases / Open and shut
S. Elliot ( USA )
~ “Entry One” ~
Science equals truth, truth equals beauty.
~ “Water” ~
Hydrogen – Oxide on earth essential to life ubiquitous to liquid state called water.
February 19th: Sunday
Open Reading: from 3:00 ~ 5:00P.M.
Location: Space Sakura, near Shinsakae station.
Map to the venue: Please click here.
(It is on the northeastern corner of the block facing a bigger street, next to “Haruru” Cafe.)
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