-demic (Jisei)

Thanks go to American Haijin Frank J. Tassone, hosting this week’s Meet The Bar challenge over at dVerse Poets, who asks us to create a Jisei: the Japanese Death Poem.

You can read more detail about this approach at the dVerse Poets home base, but the basics are this: “The expression of both imminent death and the significance of life in the face of it.

Don’t know if this really “Meets The Bar”, but…


assassins abound
—microscopic terrorists—
uncertainty reigns

dVerse Poets
Meet The Bar
~ Jisei ~


19 thoughts on “-demic (Jisei)

  1. I read this three times, and am astonished how much you packed into brevity. I’m too long-winded for such an endeavor.

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