Shashin no uta – September 28, 2014

It’s been a busy week … and I just got back from a long walk up to Arco’s Castle this fine Indian Summer day … so I got down to work to create this weekly wordless haiga, which I came across at Ronovanwrites a few weeks ago!

worldess Haiku_2

indian summer walk
at the forbidding castle
bees gather nectar

G.s.k. ’14

Shashin no uta- Autumn Reflections – Septembr 21, 2014

For today’s wordless haiku … my theme is autumn reflections (I couldn’t figure out how to use passion and bored o.O) …

wordless Haiga_resizedautumn’s new harvest
his warm dreamy reflections
turned to winter snow

(c) G.s.k. ’14

Today I tried using the collage option offered by Picasa 3 to create this wordless haiku.  I probably should have used a different background (I used the new apples) or a solid color.  Actually though, I kind of it like this …

So, here’s to Ronovan Writes with many thanks for this great idea and Jen from Blog it or Lose it who got me to try it in the first place 😉 !

Yesterday’s Posts – September 7, 2014



September 5, 2014

Tackling Tuesday – Simplicity| Bastet and Sekhmet’s Library

Friday Fictioneers| Bastet and Sekhmet’s Library

Grief| Bastet’s Waka Library

30 Days of Haiga| Through the Eyes of Bastet

September 6, 2014

Autumn Nights| Bastet and Sekhmet’s Library

Tan Renga| Bastet’s Waka Library

Senryu Belief in Spirits (1)| Bastet’s Waka Library

30 Days of Haiga| Through the Eyes of Bastet

Bastet’s Shadorma Photo Post and “A Little One”|Mindlovesmisery’s Menagerie


Yesterday’s Posts – August 20, 2014

imitation Japanese

imitation Japanese

Purple| Bastet and Sekhmet’s Library

F Words| Bastet and Sekhmet’s Library

Tapestry| Bastet’s Waka Library

Tapestry 2| Bastet’s Waka Library

Kyoka and a Senryu| In the Mind of Bastet

Yesterday’s Posts – August 19, 2014


Writing with Gibran – Solitude (Inner Self)| Bastet’s Waka Library

Carpe Diem’s Kamishibai – Departing Summer| Bastet’s Waka Library

Carpe Diem’s Tackle it Tuesday – Regularity| Bastet and Sekhmet’s Library

Monday Wordle| Bastet and Sekhmet’s Library

Sunday Whirl on Monday| Bastet’s and Sekhmet’s Library

Yesterday’s Posts – August 18, 2014

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August 16, 2014

Shadorma Prompt| Mindlovesmisery’s Menagerie

Just a note – A Confession| Bastet and Sekhmet’s Library

Writing With Gibran – Trees| Bastet’s Waka Library

Tan Renga| Bastet’s Waka Library

Writing with Gibran – Wings| Bastet’s Waka Library

Carpe Diem’s Little Ones| Bastet’s Waka Library

August 17, 2014

Carpe Diem’s Shadow # 6 – Mirror| Bastet and Sekhmet’s Library

Jeremy’s Daily Challenge| Bastet and Sekhmet’s Library

Silent Sunday at the Library | Bastet and Sekhmet’s Library

Silent Sunday| Through the Eye of Bastet

Writing with Jim Kacian| Bastet’s Waka Library


Yesterday’s Post – July 18, 2014


I know how reading the reader and keeping up with the e-mail flash notifications can be difficult.  Plus, I don’t just blog on The Library so here is a round-up of my yesterday’s posts –  all in one convenient place of reference!

Dawn Thoughts – July 17, 2014| Bastet and Sekhmet’s Library

Through her Mask| Bastet’s and Sekhmet’s Library

Writing With Issa (3) – Skylight| Bastet’s Waka Library

The Victorian Lady| Bastet and Sekhmet’s Library


Yesterday’s Posts – July 11, 2014


I know how reading the reader and keeping up with the e-mail flash notifications can be difficult.  Plus, I don’t just blog on The Library so here is a round-up of my yesterday’s posts –  all in one convenient post!

Have a great day blogging!  Ciao!  Bastet

Writing With Buson – “Fruitless Blossoms”

Shadow for Shadow CDHK! (Haiku) – July 10, 2014

Writing Haiku with HA! – July 10, 2014

Dawn Thoughts – July 10, 2014

Pixelventures’ Sunday Illustration| Through the Eye of Bastet

The Knight – July 10, 2014

Just A Note: 16 September 2013

Hello World!



Well, as you saw, maybe, from my Just a Note Flash..which is a sticky note, I’ve opened another blog that goes by the name of Through the Eye of Bastet.  The idea is to keep Bastet and Sekhmet for written work and pass all the photography (except for Haiga and the like) over to that blog.  I’ve also slightly changed the name of this blog, it is now Bastet and Sekhmet’s Library…I was going to call it the Akashic Library, as all inspiration according to some people’s belief comes from there, but I was afraid that the name would probably invite people who were looking for esoteric stuff.

A Sunday Walk, Painting the town Red, and Photo Challenges of various sorts will also go over to Through the Eye, except for Ese’s Shoot and Quote, which I feel is a more literary sort of work.  Wordless Wednesday will be posted on both blogs.

For the moment all the older Sunday Walks and Painting the town Red etc still be seen here.  Most of the Photo Challenges have been exported over to Through the eye, except Pixelventures which soon will be.  Once I’ve finished the exodus, these posts will be removed from Bastet and Sekhmet, except for those that contain my poetry.  (I’m hoping that removing the photographic posts will also remove the photos from the media library, if not, I’ll have to go and remove them one by one!)  Those photo posts with my poetry will be renamed and re-categorized.

Which brings me to what I’ve been doing over the past 6 days…creating new categories for the work I’ve done up to now! Removing old service re-blogs that no longer are important and sometimes re-editing or finishing a poem that was forgotten (like Rambling of Love which had been sitting unfinished since June!)  Long Slog!!!

Now, once finished, I’ll change theme here.  I hope to find a theme which I can use to divide the poetry from the narrative and another place for reblogs…don’t know if anything of the sort exists, but one never knows!

I’ve got a few ideas of what I want to do for my part of the 13th Floor Paradigm  For the mo’ I’ll keep that quiet, a sort of surprise, but basically I’ll be following up on things I’ve started.


Unfortunately, two of my favorite bloggers have had some difficulties, in real word, which have kept them away from us.  M.E. McMahon‘s Danny had some serious health problems and has been in hospital, I’m sure you all will join me in wishing him and her the best.

Barb Taub‘s Mother, unfortunately passed away last week.  For every ex-pat the one fear that we have is being so far away when our family needs us.  Fortunately Barb was able to go home and be with her Mom for her mother’s last week on Earth.  Join me in offering our warmest sympathies to Barb and her family.


The only thing I have to add at the moment is that on Thursday my conversation meetings begin again…which to me is a sure-fire confirmation that the summer is over, as if I needed any confirmation!  The Saturday the 21st is of course is fall equinox!

Have a great week people doing what you do best. Bye 🙂