Adaptations I admire the work Charles and Mary Lamb did on "Tales From Shakespeare".  These faithful prose adaptations led me to read at least some of the original plays before I was eleven.   Yes, I admit Ineeded a dictionary, but it was well worth it. On the other hand, I much prefer Emily … Continue reading Adaptations

Juuichi (Excerpted and Modified From an Old Post) Years ago, I developed what can be called a frugal form of poetry called "juuichi" It was definitely inspired by the Japanese haiku. "Juuichi" (pronounced jooitchy), is the Japanese word for eleven.A juuichi is untitled, and has a set number of words rather than syllables. Lines one and five each have only one word, while … Continue reading Juuichi (Excerpted and Modified From an Old Post)