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IT’S ABOUT TIME: THE HOKKU YEAR

The seasons are very important to hokku. ┬áBut when we look a bit closer, we find we have both formal and natural calendars: The old traditional European calendar — now a formal calendar — was divided into four seasons, each … Continue reading

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THE WHEEL OF THE YEAR

I like to repeat this posting each year at this time: In her bittersweet children’s book Tuck Everlasting, Natalie Babbitt writes: “The first week of August hangs at the very top of summer, the top of the live-long year, like … Continue reading

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