Eurocentrism in the SCA, was Re: Japanese A&S
I like your prose too!!
The frost drawing near
words brushed like quiet wispers...
exposing one's heart...
Forget they have never met...
Tender soles so far apart...
can but record the feelings...
such writing portends...
The ink cannot try to mark...
emotion that we pretend...
--- In email@example.com, "makiwara_no_yetsuko"
> --- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "Date Saburou Yukiie" <kabuto@c...>Now
> Wow! I hope you're saving this stuff, Date-dono. These are good.
> I have to think.....
> > Provocative one...
> > fighting the tide so gently...
> > living so grandly...
> > can those people even know...
> > the things you find attractive?
> Ever shifting sand
> Fights not the swirling torrents
> Of the raging tide.
> Sand and tide together dance,
> Ever changing yet unmarred.
> > Sadly mistaken,
> > fenced in behind their cages...
> > the world is not round...
> > for all their vim and vigor...
> > they will not even explore...
> Poor foolish monkey,
> Reaching for light the river.
> Why is the moon wet?
> More foolish yet the poor fool
> Who does not think to question.
> > Forgive their folley...
> > fantasy dreams of borders...
> > who can deny them?
> > those that pen all of the rules...
> > will find their candle is snuffed...
> They try to define
> Themselves by rules of a game,
> While prating of dreams.
> What rule can ever define
> Whose dream is more "right" than whose?
- O-tanjobi ni omedetou gozaimasu! (*Happy Birthday!)
229 years--older than the nation (yup, 11/10/1775). ;)
On Wed, 10 Nov 2004, Date Saburou Yukiie wrote:
> Date: Wed, 10 Nov 2004 13:26:13 -0000
> From: Date Saburou Yukiie <kabuto@...>
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> Subject: [SCA-JML] Happy Birthday
> Konnichi wa, tomodachi,
> I would like to extend a solemn bow, and a warm handshake to those of
> you on this fine list whose birthday it is today - members of the
> fine fighting unit and band of brothers known as United States
> Marines, past and present.
> Happy birthday, and Semper Fidelis, Marines.
> Date Saburou Yukiie
> Yama Kaminari Ryu
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