C.D. Sinex

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CDSinex had lived in rural Hokkaido (Japan's northernmost island) for 20 years, and enjoys the challenge of Japanese short-forms as well as the discipline of writing in rhyme and meter. His poems have appeared on Every Day Poets, The Boston Literary Magazine, The Icebox (Kyoto, Japan) , Contemporary Haibun On-Line, and Four and Twenty, among others. He currently lives in the Pacific Northwest.

C.D. Sinex Poems

1.
Be Still (Pantoum)

We watch the day fade slowly into night,
in silence standing by this open gate.
Afraid, as if to speak would chase the light.
I have to go; you know it's getting late.
...

2.
The Hidden

Carried in,
in the dead of night,
like some smuggler's load.
Lights dimmed, the curtains drawn:
...

3.
Autumn Equinox (Haibun)

Autumn equinox.
The hills are nearly silent—
A hermit-thrush calls.
...

4.
Green Street

for six years
it was the world

the perfect venue
...

5.
Lament

Everything we thought we understood,
somehow vanished right before our eyes.
Gone in an instant, the bad, the good…
everything. We thought we understood
...

C.D. Sinex Quotes

24 February 2021

Clay is molded to make a vessel, but the utility of the vessel lies in the space where there is nothing. - Lao Tzu (c.601~ 531 B.C.E.)

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