Friday, April 22, 2011

The Eye of the Spotted Leopard

obvious bamboo unparalleled aesthetic beauty
A hybrid nobekan Hochiku-Jiari?

gold-lined ivory myoan utaguchi


Phyllostachys bambusoides Sieb. et Zucc. f. lacrima-deae Keng Wen

phyllostachys bambusoides f. Lacrima-deae

dizi made from mottled madake (Keng strain)


karakami no moyô ni naru ya hae no kuso

the sliding door's

decorative pattern...

fly shit

--Issa 1823

Monday, April 11, 2011

Sunday, April 10, 2011

On Your Journey

     with the rooted sounds of shakuhachi.

Friday, April 1, 2011

The Blind Flute Player

With his wife and child--playing shakuhachi for alms in old Japan circa 1915-1923