as though the word blue had been dropped into the water
 
   
 
 
     
 
 
set it down, carefully
   
 
 
     
 
 
homage to ryokan
 
   
 
 
     
 
 
singer in the shadows
 
   
 
 
     
 
 
house of many ancestors
 
   
 
 
     
 
 
a dream floods the landscape
 
   
 
 
     
 
 
like a boat, drifting