Monthly Archives: December 2011

THE FALLOW WAY: MIDWINTER’S DAY

Now is the Winter Solstice — Midwinter’s Day — the coming of Great Yule. This is the time when the Yin energies of the universe — which seemed to our ancestors to overwhelm the earth with dark and cold — … Continue reading

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FALLING SNOW, WINTER WINDS

Kitō wrote this winter hokku: As I stand still, The snow falls even faster; The evening road. In the original no “I” is mentioned, but it is inherent.  In English we must write it in order for the verse to … Continue reading

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COLD AND SNOW AND SOCIAL INJUSTICE

If you have been following this site, you know that hokku as I teach it is heavily based on Yin and Yang, the two fundamental opposing yet harmonious forces of the universe.  In the Wheel of the Year,  Spring is … Continue reading

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