Friday, January 23, 2015


        On our early summer ginko at Hakone Gardens in Saratoga several years ago,         
I noticed while we picnicked, how neatly Alison Woolpert ate her loquats, 
leaving only beauty. Now, she is the president of Yuki Teikei.

And this is one of her tanka
from the 2014 Yuki Teikei Member's Anthology,
Scattered Acorns, page 54.

like fishermen
we discuss everything
early morning
yesterday's nets mended
we set sail for today

Alison Woolpert

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