Tag Archives: haiku

Rooting for radish

We need energy to fight the cold of winter.  We need vats of veg stinking out the kitchen every night. We need soil, shovel loads of it lining the kitchen floor.  The more smell and soil there is the better.  As my grandad never said, “If … Continue reading

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By the persimmon tree

Bilbo and his wife live a precarious existence.  Landslides threaten their home from the back, a rising river threatens from the front. 

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Natto night in Nishiogi

Natto is made from boiled soybeans left to go mouldy.  The taste is bland, it`s sticky and it stinks. It is controversial.  

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