-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…

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assassins abound
—microscopic terrorists—
uncertainty reigns

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dVerse Poets
Meet The Bar
~ Jisei ~
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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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