Kaiseki at Umehana Restaurant, Osaka, Japan.
Haiku is interwoven with prose and photographs of the onsen and hotel Nagisaya in Japan to become a haibun.
My Pilgrimage on Japan's Kumano 熊野古道 Kodo with Sensei continues by climing to Kumano Kamikura Jinja 熊野神倉神社 where the Gods originally descended to Mt. Gongen and inhabited the rocks.
Well! It's quite an accomplishment to wean myself off social media for the most part. It was even more life-changing to be off the internet and having no high-speed phone service for six days while at Venice Beach, Florida recently. I barely want to get on the computer these days, as being hooked up to … Continue reading The Teahouse of the August Moon Revisited
Sensei and I continue our pilgrimage on the Kumano Kodō and arrive at Kumano Hatayama Taisha Shinto Shrine in Shingu, Japan.
Photograph of Zen priest at Umeda Station by Sydney Solis.
Quarantine experiences are featured in the latest trilingual E-book Luz Del Mes Tri-Anthology 2020, a compendium uniting writers and artists around the globe working in collaboration for peace.
I saw this sunflower papier-mâché prop in the window walking in Osaka, Japan one day. I loved its originality and the black-and-white newspapers with politicians' photos in the center. I almost walked on by, but I'm glad I didn't.￼ Sometimes it's the little things that turn out to be unexpectedly beautiful. ￼ ￼ This photograph … Continue reading Sunflower Mâché — Photo Art
Maria Papatzelou and Jagoda Kalliarekou One of my great joys has been to be a part of a wonderful collaborative group of global artists, writers and thinkers that are producing some amazing projects. I've been exited to share news of the Major Group Exhibition in Kyoto, Haiku books as well as art and haiku books, … Continue reading Co-existence – When Art and Global Collaboration Meet
A haipho - photo and haiku - by Sydney Solis.