Tag: Alabaster

Meadow White

  Meadow white emerges in billowing ball-shaped purity,  fibrous inflorescence – fertilizing thought.    

Over a stone

  Over a stone What is flying Is only clouds As I held up my fragment of Alabaster stone to the sun, I thought of this Haiku.  It is by a pupil of Matsuo Basho.  I’m enchanted by the translucency of alabaster and was taking a few moments in the glory of it. Basho (1644-1694) began writing poetry when […]