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Only a Blockhead
Chigasaki and Beverly
"No man but a blockhead ever wrote, except for money."
Interests: books, art, photography, beauty, pleasure, the world, politics, everything, poetry
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The morning sun paints Ghosts of branches on the wall Reflected shadows Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Only a Blockhead
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On this spring morning we view the cherry blossom through the falling snow Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Only a Blockhead
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Even barely seen the hazy form of Fuji rules the countryside Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Only a Blockhead
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Gleaning the paddy all the pigeons rise surprised then settle again Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Only a Blockhead
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Come dusk, feathers fluffed, gathering to fly to roost, birds crowd the phone lines Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Only a Blockhead
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For hungry bulbuls, blossoming camellias are a nectar magnet! Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Only a Blockhead
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The seasonal bloom placed in the guest room alcove: white magnolia Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Only a Blockhead
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Spring flowers everywhere and now the magnolia tree suddenly in bloom Continue reading
Posted Mar 22, 2020 at Only a Blockhead
Toilets flush your ass And makes your shit disappear The smell will follow
Toggle Commented Mar 22, 2020 on March 20 at Only a Blockhead
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Placed in an old vase Just one purple Christmas rose Beauty rare and strange Continue reading
Posted Mar 21, 2020 at Only a Blockhead
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Day by day, wildflowers --all with names I don't yet know-- color the roadsides Continue reading
Posted Mar 20, 2020 at Only a Blockhead
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Japan’s luxuries: Baths fill at a button’s touch Toilets flush your butt (so there's little need for scarce toilet paper!) Continue reading
Posted Mar 19, 2020 at Only a Blockhead
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The joy of the bath; Immersed on a cold evening (For they are still cold) Continue reading
Posted Mar 18, 2020 at Only a Blockhead
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Put a body in and the bath fills to the brim for a womb-like warmth Continue reading
Posted Mar 17, 2020 at Only a Blockhead
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On a fine spring day Sagami Bay entices crowds To rival Tokyo Continue reading
Posted Mar 16, 2020 at Only a Blockhead
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We’re holding our breath for the pink cloud cherry bombs about to explode! (photo: yokohamarides on Instagram) Continue reading
Posted Mar 15, 2020 at Only a Blockhead
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Just a single sprig; Plum blossom fills the hallway with the scent of spring Continue reading
Posted Mar 14, 2020 at Only a Blockhead
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Plum blossom lasts weeks Cherry blossom lasts just days One more difference still Continue reading
Posted Mar 13, 2020 at Only a Blockhead
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Plum blossom is sparse Cherry blossom comes in clouds; Yet one more difference Continue reading
Posted Mar 12, 2020 at Only a Blockhead
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Plum flowers are scented While cherry blossom is not; That’s one more difference Continue reading
Posted Mar 11, 2020 at Only a Blockhead
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Plum petals are round Cherry petals are oval That is one difference Continue reading
Posted Mar 10, 2020 at Only a Blockhead
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A late frost freezes bright plum flowers to the dark branch in icy splendor Continue reading
Posted Mar 9, 2020 at Only a Blockhead
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The plum flowers shade to deeper pink and denser white on a rainy day Continue reading
Posted Mar 8, 2020 at Only a Blockhead
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Plum petals falling, white and pink, caught by the wind, bowling down the road Continue reading
Posted Mar 6, 2020 at Only a Blockhead