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Boxes

Pleased to have a new flash fiction, “Boxes,” up at Friday Flash Fiction.    Enjoy! https://www.fridayflashfiction.com/longer-stories/boxes-by-doug-hoekstra

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Innovation (Sedoka)

A couple years ago, I stumbled across a book of poems by Ryokan, a Zen Monk poet from Japan (1758-1831). He was fond of writing sedokas. Googling will tell you that “the sedōka, or “head-repeated poem,” consists of two tercets … Continue reading

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