#Haibun – Magical Melody

Exhilaration Melodies echo in spaceNotes grant excursion Losing track of time, a curious virtuoso reinvigorates an abandoned piano which longs to captivate the world once again. Its strings are vibrating with excitement. Dancing dust of hypnotic lights celebrate the instrument’s rebirth. His gnarled audience, on the other hand, is unaccustomed to such brilliance and attempts…

River of Possibilities

Hiding in a boat Huddled together with my family Floating along this river where the children used to play What am I supposed to do with a childhood tragedy How will I know Will I survive this deadly trek I get so scared inside as the soldiers are shooting at us If I close my…

#Fable – Once Upon a Time

“Time is the longest distance between two places.” – Tennessee Williams, The Glass Menagarie Once upon a time, in the enchanted woodlands the shades of green are subdued as orbs of gold catch the sunshine within the morning dewdrops that rest upon the blades of grass Golden autumn leaves burst into confetti as Thousands of…

“Treating Girls like a Yo-yo is a No-no”

10.7.18 Dream: In the school auditorium, the voluptuous figure of Caro Emerald entranced the students as she sung to a jazzy tune. “…With all the money in the world You could never buy this girl Quite enough, it will be tough… Treating girls like a yo-yo is a no-no of a monumental kind… Before it’s tragedy,…

Going Against the Grain

10.3.18 Dream: I realized I was late to a party. I drove down a street near the Cockrell Engineering building in University of Texas at Austin campus. I took a left turn, and I was surprised that it was a one way street. All the incoming traffic was headed towards me at a fast speed…

The Raisin Buns in the Bakery

09.29.18 Dream: I was travelling with a tour group in the daytime along a cobblestone street towards our hostel. I dropped off my luggage and decided to go walk down to the bakery which I couldn’t miss. It was located in a bright, yellow bricked building. I walked inside and saw a VERY long line….

The Chase in the Trailer Park

09.26.18 Dream: In an enthralling pursuit, I was being chased by a dark shadow that terrified me. As long as the street lamps were on, the dark shadow could continue following me. I was running as fast as I could in a disorganized trailer park that was hardly resplendent. It looked run-down and almost dilapidated….

Dance on the Balcony

09.19.18 Dream: It was dark outside, and solar stake lights lit up the sidewalks leading up to a white two story condo where there was a party. On the second floor, I saw a bunch of young adults ballroom dancing around a platform stage featuring a flexible pole performer. How these folks ballroom danced to…

Greenhouse

09.05.18 Dream: One of my coworkers and another girl helped me put on Christmas lights on a huge metal white arch cylindrical structure next to a large white house in the middle of a countryside. The arch reminded me of a skeleton of a greenhouse. They wanted to celebrate a special occasion. I woke up…

Speed Dating in the Victorian Lounge

09.15.18 Dream: I stared at my reflection in the gloss of a wood panel to a door entry. I was in a large Victorian lounge as I listened to my event planning friends next to me chatting about what a success their speed dating event turned out. I’m keeping track of the paperwork and time. All of…