One edge
hanging over the mountain--
the Milky Way

---Shiki
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boisterous children
with new school pens
and conkers on strings

3 comments:

diana l. said...

This one was clearly not written in the States...What's a "conker"?

Leatherdykeuk said...

Hi Diana.

A conker is the fruit of the Horse Chestnut. Tied with a string through the middle it makes for a playground sport in autumn, though I believe it is about to be banned as 'dangerous'

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Conkers

diana l. said...

Ah, and so it seems has gone the way of much old-fashioned fun...