Monthly Archives: Sunday December 25th, 2016

Parade of Poems

GERMAIN DROOGENBROODT (edited by) WALKING UPON THE EARTH Walking upon the earth All alone by myself, I swing up my black walking cane And make a heavy thrust At the hard cold crust of the earth, So the people on…

Parade of Poems

GERMAIN DROOGENBROODT (edited by) THE VIOLIN OF THE BUSHMAN Weak is resonance of the sound a one stringed bent stick on an empty ostrich egg. Not an instrument for greater glory of whoever. Nobody else hears what the bushman fiddles…

Tanka & Haiku


MICHAEL MCCLINTOCK from Tanka (短歌 “short poem”) is a genre of classical Japanese poetry and one of the major genres of Japanese literature.