Tag: Imaginary Gardens with Real Toads

NOLA Gemini Moments: a #haibun

What must Mardi Gras be like? Is it revelers pursuing yet another Krew’s ostentacious float? Is it music pouring out of every open door and window? Or crowds of tourists casting down or tossing up sets of beads? Is it influencers drawing onlookers with the lure of lavish […]


Mardi Gras arrives again. The revelers gather to embrace the excess that precedes the abstinance. There is a time to feast and a time to fast. But there are no parades for us: no thrown beads, no expositions, no chanting crowds of tourists. Our celebration is a simple […]

Snow Follies: a #TBT #TankaProse

nightime snowfall the lethargic movement of snowplows Where will I park tomorrow with glaciers filling the lot? A fine layer of snow covers the driveway. Frank and I would have shovelled it clear, but the forecast calls for more tomorrow. Why waste the effort? And yet, come tomorrow, […]