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Tire Swing Tanka by H. Gene Murtha, NeverEnding Story: One Man’s Maple Moon

even now
decades later
I wait
on the tire swing
hanging in the elm

Biding Time: Selected Poems 2001-2013, 2013

H. Gene Murtha

Chinese Translation (Traditional)

即使幾十年後
的此時此刻
坐在掛在榆樹
的輪胎鞦韆上
我仍在等待

translation by Chen-ou Liu

Source: NeverEnding Story: One Man’s Maple Moon: Tire Swing Tanka by H. Gene Murtha

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datableedzine | jonathan skinner issue 8

Source: datableedzine | jonathan skinner issue 8

Collard plays Ravel – Pavane pour une infante défunte – YouTube

Haiku Invitational – Vancouver Cherry Blossom Festival 2017

International

Falling cherry petals
how gently the world lets go
of light
                      Sanjuktaa Asopa
                     Belgaum, Karnataka

Haiku Winners announced! Honourable Mentions and Sakura Awards coming soon~

Source: Haiku Invitational – Vancouver Cherry Blossom Festival Vancouver Cherry Blossom Festival

Zeitgeist Spam – The great nutrient collapse: The atmosphere is literally changing the food we eat, for the worse. And almost nobody is paying attention. (Reposted from Politico) [Part One Million of “We’re Fucked”]

Mathematician Irakli Loladze tosses sugar over vegetables outside his home in Lincoln Nebraska, to illustrate how the sugar content of the plants we eat is increasing as a result of rising carbon dioxide levels. Loladze was the first scientist to publish research connecting rising CO2 and changes in plant quality to human nutrition. | Geoff Johnson for POLITICO

Source: Zeitgeist Spam

Edith Windsor, Gay Marriage Icon and Activist, Dies at 88 | Vanity Fair

Edie Windsor joining Mayor de Blasio at Stonewall Tavern for its formal recognition as a National Monument in 2016.
By Andy Katz/Pacific Press/LightRocket/Getty Images.

Her victory at the Supreme Court in 2013 paved the way for legalized gay marriage across the country.

Source: Edith Windsor, Gay Marriage Icon and Activist, Dies at 88 | Vanity Fair

Poet Laureate Wants To Bring Poetry To More People – Courant Community

Julie Choffel is West Hartford’s new poet laureate. Choffel, a creative writing professor at the University of Connecticut, wants to bring poetry to more people through public workshops. (Michael Walsh / Courant Community)

Source: Poet Laureate Wants To Bring Poetry To More People – Courant Community