Together with my Roget’s International Thesaurus, I selected these following images for September’s “pick a word” challenge…

can a journal be populated with words?  can words inhabit a journal?

populated

nature, by her very nature is time sensitive

timesensitive

words and letters are often very companionable

companionable

love these burgeoning plants that grow alongside  a local trail

burgeoning

clandestine…walking through an alleyway wondering what is hidden behind those locked gates

clandestine

Hopefully I will be forgiven for only including one color image for this Lost in Translation’s photo challenge.

weeklyphotochallengeletters

A writing stand,


paper, the moon…


riches

Sue

Riches — in Sue’s mind because set up to write poems. —

Aha, but will you catch the fishes (words) or not? — says Chiyo.

This imagery of fishes standing for words, especially fishes (words) that will not be caught (found) occurs in Buddhist literature and in Chinese poetry*

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Visit The Daily Post to view additional images submitted for this week’s photo challenge:  letters.

*cited:
http://www.ahapoetry.com/twamth1.htm

With Liquid Voice Unendingly 
by Kago-no Chiyo-ni and Sue Jo.
Translated by Lenore Mayhew and William McNaughton in Modern Haiku, XIV:2, 1983.