Japan Series Poetry- #6Not naturalThe small tree in the cornerNot naturalThe curious bloomNot naturalIt ended up barren.
Japan Series Poetry- #5CO2Rolls down on myForeheadI can feel your oxygenIntakeLinger,Flower;For a while againstGravity's tug.
Japan Series Poetry- #4God tears fellOn my departureI admire themThrough my newTransparent umbrella.
Japan Series Poetry- #3Life StoneShe said to meA dumbstruckPebbleIn a large pondThrown carelesslyAt a bittersweet moment ofNostalgiaLife StoneA simpleTotoro omiyageSneaked past meIn an Osaka GhibliStore.Rejuvenation was easyTo spot in soft whispers,'Sana-chan';Too cleanly bathed in JinjaWater to gossip.A fleeting sceneOf sakura blossomsLingering in aSummer breezeThe sweet silent airOvertook my lungsWith suchForceThat anAntCould knock me overLife StoneAnd its goneThese matte timesThat mark the daysOf my 16th birth anniversary4 days of God givenGraceAnd birds on my headThat stay just a moment andFly awayWith all senses butLaughter.
Japan Series Poetry- #2I saw fireflies onceOver a small river inOsakaLingering inThe distanceSo to prevent theBreak of the fragilityOf our different worldsI saw a fireflyOnceTwiceMany a times in thatMomentOf my rebirthThat Place whereLuckWas given me anewWithout ask of compensationNor understandingOf the brevityOf theSituationNo sense of elevationIn my soulCould be mimickedBy anotherMomentous occasionForWhen I resonatedTheir in-outGlows;A time whenThey breathed pity of gravityI was one in synchronizationWith their light's fleetingHappiness.
Japan Series Poetry- #1My first day outWas marked by loud bellsAnd the distinct fear ofSushi.We all held handsTo stepSlowlyToo carefully treadingOn fortified ground.But fear held trueSteadfast andHesitantTo fishy sustenance,Though a contradictionTo theOwl bag.I was vocal of my fearsEventuallyI grew tiredOf any family-to-be.Actually,Shadow figuresWhispered of my trueNature;HinderingThe slightest tempura.Fate so had itCoincidentallyTo give meTop hat cladWolvesStar eyed andWell intentioned.Silence wasSufficientBut they gave me'Bless you'And made me mindful ofThe luck my owlPossessed.Call it owl luck orMaybeJapanese hospitality butThrough life savingGraceI am fond of sashimi.