Friday, 26 March 2010

Book Covers

A puff of wind;
The covers of the books
Move in unison

August 5, 2003

[It's a hot summer day, and I'm on the balcony with half a dozen books in front of me on the table. All are closed except the one I'm reading. Suddenly, there's an unexpected gust of wind which gets inside the covers of the closed books and pushes them up, all of them at the same time, and then all of them drop back together, as if invisible hands had lifted them for an instant and pushed them back...]

Sunday, 14 March 2010

The Runaway Cat

The collared white cat,
Stealing a moment in the sun 
Rushes to chase the jumping robin!


[Walking on a road full of fruity trees when I encounter this beautiful clean white cat wearing a red collar, sitting straight looking at me. For a moment I thought that such a cat might not be used on the wild life when suddenly a bird jumps in between us. Instinctively the cat runs and chases the bird down the bushes forgetting all about the luxury back home.]