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15744Re: [SCA-JML] Re: Correspondence

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  • Jennifer Kobayashi
    Aug 3, 2004
      --- makiwara_no_yetsuko
      <makiwara_no_yetsuko@...> wrote:

      > THIS is why I love this group!
      >
      > Makiwara
      >

      Absolutely! Thank you all.

      Ki no Izumi called Kobayashi


      ===========================
      --- Date Saburou Yukiie <kabuto@...> wrote:

      > Pennsic looming now
      > samurai donning armor
      > with quiet repose...
      > all shall serve best their master
      > who lose life that they may serve
      >
      > pen strokes to the wife
      > wet black marks on white paper
      > brushing true feelings
      > take care of the family
      > and the children of my loins
      >
      > the drums start beating
      > to gather all around them
      > with their gear in hand
      > soon we line in rank and file
      > three sandals march shall we trod
      >
      > the fires at night burn
      > with the fervor of demons
      > summoning combat
      > as morning glows we shall rise
      > and take in hand sharpened tools
      >
      > arrows fly at dawn
      > lodging in the chests of brave
      > soldiers defiant
      > yet standing to face the gods
      > honorably standing ground
      >
      >
      >
      > Date Saburou Yukiie
      > Yama Kaminari Ryu
      > Shi wa hei to de aru - all are equal in the grave
      >
      >
      >
      >
      > > > makiwara_no_yetsuko wrote:
      > > >
      > > > > You say that like it's a BAD thing. ;->
      > > > >
      > > > > Crisp folds and brushstrokes,
      > > > > Perhaps a whiff of incense,
      > > > > Delight the senses
      > > > > Eager fingers taste with joy
      > > > > The news of faraway friends.
      > > > >
      > > > Really! Correspondence is a delight!
      > > >
      > > > Mulberry paper
      > > > Entwined around a blossom
      > > > Sweetly scented words
      > > > Composed in charming sequence.
      > > > Ah! My heart will break with joy!
      > > >
      > > > From my home overlooking the Great River,
      > > >
      > > > --Ki no Torahime
      > > >
      > > Agreed!
      > >
      > > Winging words sending
      > > Intimate sorrows and joys
      > > Fragile as the dawn.
      > > My mind rides the brushstroked words
      > > to thoughts of strangers and friends.
      > >
      > > Ki no Izumi, called Kobayashi
      > >
      > > =====
      > > - Jennifer
      > >
      > >
      > >


      =====
      - Jennifer



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