Generations, or: Learnings

Poetry Partners #154 'Generations', a poem by Cassa Bassa of 'Flicker of Thoughts' The children left home for the city neon lights Faces filled with endless enthusiasm Brushed off sandburs that caught on their jeans Covered tree scratched wrists with tailored shirts The bell birds by the river sang their farewell They never looked back… Continue reading Generations, or: Learnings

Declining steadily

More than a year had passed since the stroke, and granny's health continued declining steadily. The trend in the nurses' reports was crystal clear to the whole family. "Don't worry, my dears," granny teased weakly. "I'll always be with you, zipping around with my angel wings!" This piece of flash fiction was written in response… Continue reading Declining steadily

New dawn, or: Moon year

A haibun The Deputy Director of the organization that I used to work for before taking a position at The Jewish Agency is moving out of Jerusalem; he will no longer be working full-time for our little NGO. This comes after my own departure; I'm still doing a bit of work on an hourly basis… Continue reading New dawn, or: Moon year