Who’s the King of the Field

It was time to plough the farmer’s field.  From my terrace, I watched the worker walk along the narrow pathway spying out the rice paddy.  It was the same grass pathway I had been warned by locals to walk along very slowly.  The day before I had hesitated at a particular spot and looked down […]

To Rhyme or Not to Rhyme

Have you ever read a rhyming book and tripped awkwardly over the sentence structure and words written back the front just so the verse rhymes?  That’s not to say we can’t be inspired by the great Dr Seuss who wrote nonsensical rhymes with made-up words.  But even Dr Seuss knew that metrical patterns rule, which […]