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Week 14 posts.

Hanami

Sarah Marakos   We were all sitting under the cherry blossom tree in the middle of the afternoon.   The tree shades the ground From the afternoon sun- As its blossoms flutter to the ground. This class taught me a … Continue reading

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Ending the Year

As I was walking around campus a single cherry blossom fell and caught the sun’s light as it headed towards the ground. There from your high height, You fall and catch the sun’s light. Graceful, in your plight. When I … Continue reading

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Hanami

I was walking outside the rain garden by Lewis at night when I looked up and a breeze blew through the cherry trees. A cool night breeze Sways dark branches Petals flutter all around This class was far from what … Continue reading

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Celebrate the Semester

During Kenny’s Kendo demonstration, I looked up at the cherry blossoms. The Kendo Shinai’s clack echoes – A cherry petal falls.                 The Hanami celebration was a time for me to truly feel … Continue reading

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Petals tickled by wind Part with the tree – A last farewell     Well we’ve reached the end. I don’t really know what to say. I can say I loved the class– sitting quietly absorbing and reflecting on the … Continue reading

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Cherry Blossom

Gently falling blossoms Drifting like flakes of snow Winter in the spring   (I couldn’t get my scanner working, so in lieu of a sketch I’m posting this blurry picture I took from under the tree during┬áhanami.) I took this … Continue reading

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