from the Icebox inbox – 29

inchworm ~
little by little
the lengthening day

…… (Michael Henry Lee)

Too soft their voices
for me to hear the words
of next-door neighbors
this night of the Full Worm Moon

…… (Jane Wieman)

At the bend
A hundred fresh trees –
Spring

…… (Kanchan Chatterjee)

Across my heart
the night worm scribbles hours
ink pours from the moon

…… (Jane Fenton Keane)

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3 Responses to “from the Icebox inbox – 29”

  1. Admittedly, they have no real connection with each other, … but is this the Year of the Worm?

  2. Hisashi Miyazaki Says:

    Probably because so many worms have gathered in this box, I feel that I have seen fewer worms than usual in the dry rainy season (kara-tsuyu 空梅雨) we are having this year!

  3. Michael’s is a revelation to me: the mutural correspondence between the ‘little-by-little’ movement of inchworm and the ‘lengthening’ of the day.
    Toshi

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