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Hopi grandma sat on the trailer steps saw the ancient spirits dancing. Drunk and beat the homeless man cried “Love is lost before it’s too late.” Only a fool tries to handle a mandolin like a guitar. The lawyer said, with some distaste, “Please stop filling my case, filling my case.” In the deepening shade […]

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3 Minute Stories

Three minute story Short as a radio song Long on its pleasure

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Waves Haiku 64

Glacial mountain tops crystal blue summer skylight gently rocking waves

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Waves Haiku 60

Dark and light combine in natural tapestry  life’s mystery

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Make This Week’s Haiku Mini-Comic

To make your own little book, just click here – mini-comic – and follow instructions below. HOW TO MAKE YOUR VERY OWN ZCW MINICOMIC from Brian Payne, artist 1.) Download the image to your computer desktop. 2.) Set your printer to the fill entire paper/borderless setting and use the landscape format to print it on a piece of […]

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Make Your Haiku Mini-Comic

Squash bugs devour leaves poison roots of blooming plants extermination The summer of 2012, I planted squash in my sandy, desert backyard in our Hopi home in Arizona. Of course, I didn’t read about protecting squash plants from squash bugs until they appeared and it was too late. The poor soil attracted the bugs and […]

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Waves Haiku 31

Slanted horizon golden colored sky and sea Unique perception

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Waves Haiku 30

White rich rolling waves large black rocks rest on dark sand painter’s blue skyscape

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Waves Haiku 29

Dark still stones sit wait movement by powerful waves brings fresh adventure

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Waves Haiku 26

Black birds contemplate delights waves may wash to shore for feasting upon  

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