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Resignation Day (Tokyo)

still rain this morning

damp inside an inbound train

through the condensation

a woman in a white apron

moves a red geranium

out to the veranda for a soak

-Molly Vallor

Note: I posted this because wanted to introduce to you a woman named Molly Vallor who is writing some exceptional poetry reminiscent of the imagist poet H.D. yet more directly influenced, I believe, by classical Japanese poets. Molly is a PhD Candidate in Buddhist Studies at Stanford University.

Dive into dozens of equally arresting poems at her blog: Chirping at Dusk.


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