Tuesday, September 30, 2008


Unfamiliar tastes roll out
spicy language on the tongue.

Monday, September 29, 2008


lost: wildlife camping,
tallgrass prairies viewed up close,
highway refuges

Saturday, September 27, 2008


zippers pulled tight, campfire coal
gathered, eradiating

Friday, September 26, 2008


to pack climaxes in bags full
of openings and these
departures, fumes and noise


night breeze wafting, citrine moon,
campfire tales... we leave too soon

Tuesday, September 23, 2008


So far, so far, and
yet still here, still in the midst
of the sky.

Sunday, September 21, 2008

Travel Kasen: When to Post

Thanks to Luba for starting our new Travel kasen. Weekly post days:

Janet: Tuesday
Sneza: Thursday
Mark: Friday
Luba: Saturday
HAT: Sunday

Just a few reminders: Can you add the label "Travel" to your posts for our Travel kasen? That way, we'll be able to easily find each of the verses for the whole thread. Also, we've sort of unofficially been titling each verse by number so that we'll know where we are going... toward 36!

Saturday, September 20, 2008


Distances carved in minutes,
counted in latitudes, degrees

Thursday, September 18, 2008


Draw up equations that fraction
the possibility of moving along
curved dimensions among

Wednesday, September 17, 2008


Mud clings drags sucks backward but
the path-- there is one-- forward.

Sunday, September 14, 2008


Maps seeded with hope;
small, stray ink marks press paper
like feet on soft soil