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CHINESE NEW YEAR

Chinese New Yearalways comes in February. (Usually.) This is the lastof the twelve year cycle;the Year of the Pig. Processions, dragon dances,fireworks and smoke,cymbals and drums. The Chinese close their shops,do not sweep their housesand pay respectto the Ancestors.They put … Continue reading

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THE WAY

The stepping stone path runs across the valley. Either some of the stones have sunk or the mud has been rising. Those who try to cross get muddy feet. Some wander off. Some sink and disappear altogether.   (Poem from … Continue reading

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