After The Japanese 17-20

This latest installment of After The Japanese, poems written after the classic Japanese poetry anthology, is below. These poems were written in Winter/Spring 2014 and I am beginning to think lichen might be my power animal. OK, either that or the red-tailed hawk. And...

Walking the Arboretum in Winter with Jim

Each morning I look over last year’s journal entry for the same day and it had been a year since I walked through Washington Park Arboretum with Jim Demetre. Jim’s an amateur botanist whom I met during The Long Walk in 2011, and we’ve kept in touch...