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Volume 46.2
Summer
2015

 

sample haibun

 

TOKAIDO: Station Three: Kanagawa
At the Cherry Blossom Festival the Bookmaker
Wishes For More Workspace

Fingers become bone folders. Hand puppets. Skin can be sliced, shaped into layers. Corners touching corners folded through blood. Tendon. Muscle. Fat. Origami of the flesh.

river wind
the page of my book
turns by itself

Your woodblocks sell for twelve copper coins. The same price as a bowl of soup. A pair of straw sandals.


by Terry Ann Carter       

 

 

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