Mary & Emily: Between Greenwood & Gratitude

Copyright 2020, Vincent Hostak (except for verse as quoted). The dialogue is a work of fiction and not the words of the authors except as quoted from published works. Links to this post in full are welcome by all readers. I threatened to post this in January. It’s now February 9. Emily Dickinson was bornContinue reading “Mary & Emily: Between Greenwood & Gratitude”

the sacred ibis: "hope is a thing with feathers"

haiku a day to midwinter | world aids day 2019 “Australian White or Sacred Ibis” by magdalena_b is licensed under CC0 1.0 haiku: the sacred ibisswiftest of glidersonce you were swimming this ponda lotus now blooms the story of the african sacred ibis It is estimated that millions of the birds were sacrificed by EgyptiansContinue reading “the sacred ibis: "hope is a thing with feathers"”

the virtue that produces peace

a haiku a day until midwinter I woke up today knowing this exercise I assigned myself of a haiku a day until Midwinter (December 21) is going to be only about snow and ice without introducing some new variable. They aren’t all going to be gems either. I’m using the form as a piano studentContinue reading “the virtue that produces peace”