Haiku 1 (2.1.95)

Discovering Bashō (at long last) has inspired me to finally have a serious go at haiku and tanka, and take up the poetic brush again, after a 19-year break. First, there are two old ones, to clear the buffer… icy street corner, icicled bedroll huffing, bristled...

Divinations Revisited, No. 4: Richard Feynman

Another character who always drew my attention, and therefore had to be reckoned with in words, somehow or other. I hugely enjoyed his two two books, Surely You’re Joking, Mr. Feynman! and What Do You Care What Other People Think? when I read them years ago....