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Hatsu-yume

Thersa Matsuura – Uncanny Japan
Hatsu-yume: Your First Dream of the New Year

Hatsu-yume is the first dream you have in the New Year. In Japan there is a saying: ichi fuji, ni taka, san nasubi. Which means the luckiest dream you can have is of Mt. Fuji, the second luckiest thing to see in a dream is a hawk, and the third is an eggplant.

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January 8, 2020 at 8:25 pm Leave a comment

The Mongolian Santa and Jingle Bell

An Enchanting Mongolian Cover of ‘Jingle Bells’

December 31, 2019 at 6:18 pm Leave a comment

Thoughts in the Silent Night

By Li Bai

Beside my bed a pool of light—
Is it hoarfrost on the ground?
I lift my eyes and see the moon,
I bend my head and think of home.

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December 20, 2019 at 8:25 pm Leave a comment

Kachi Kachi Yama

Kachi-Kachi Mountain

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November 11, 2019 at 8:25 pm Leave a comment

Valley Wind

By Lu Yün

Living in retirement beyond the World,
Silently enjoying isolation,
I pull the rope of my door tighter
And stuff my window with roots and ferns.
My spirit is tuned to the Spring-season:
At the fall of the year there is autumn in my heart.
Thus imitating cosmic changes
My cottage becomes a Universe.

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October 22, 2019 at 8:25 pm Leave a comment

Urikohime

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October 21, 2019 at 8:25 pm Leave a comment

Taroni Heyrur

October 20, 2019 at 8:25 pm Leave a comment

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