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Mountain of Shell: Working Draft of Article for Columbia Magazine

Mountain of Shell: The Poetry of Miyoko Sato and Yukiko Abo We learn from senryu that life is brief, our faults many and the ways we deceive ourselves innumerable. Senryu teaches us to be patient, to smile, to know the … Continue reading

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Mountain of Shell News

Enjoy my latest publication, Mountain of Shell, on line:http://columbia.washingtonhistory.org/magazine/articles/2011/0411/0411-a1.aspx

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Technological Problems

Today was the reunion/tea at the refurbished Minegishi house. Sue Kikuchi invited and members of the Motomatsu, Abo, and Sato families were present. Notes and photographs will be posted soon. I was ready with both my Canon Pixma camcorder and … Continue reading

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New Work on Mountain of Shell Project

On Saturday, November 7, 2009, Mary Abo and I met and took a trip to Lacey to visit Mrs. Sato. We were hosted by both her daughter and son. Mrs. Abo had prepared extensively for our visit. She had looked … Continue reading

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Mountain of Shell Update

Click on Mountain of Shell in the right hand column and scroll to the bottom. You’ll see a blue screen. This 18 minute piece is the 2007 presentation that was used to introduce the project. It will give the viewer … Continue reading

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Yukiko Abo

Uploading a rough cut of Yukiko Abo reading her poetry. I’m hoping to learn better how to use short video clips to build a story that can be entered at various points. I’m also learning to video edit, how to … Continue reading

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Fishtrap Anthology 2008 : American Beef

LLyn De Danaan Ldedanaan2@hotmail.com   American Beef                                            With thanks to Nancy Motomatsu and Georgette Yoshikae for whom my affection has grown deeper than I dare admit and to whom I vow to do the best I can … Continue reading

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