Dionne's Corner

Thought provoking posts and images of serenity...

May 2010 - Posts

~ Stick # 43 ~The prince went to a great banquet, Fearing traitors' knives at any moment. Abandoning pride, he sneaked away, Saving himself to assume the throne.TRADITIONAL INTERPRETATION Discretion is often the better part of valor, and you should try Read More
~ Stick # 2 ~The dead trees break into green once more; The woods are alive with buzzing life.The immortal peach tree gives forth its fruit, And all the lost find their way home.TRADITIONAL INTERPRETATIONIn this verse, winter turns to spring, and new Read More
~ Stick # 46 ~For the sake of one child, the ruler's command Was the death of all children in his own city. But the orphan was hidden in a far-off state, And, when a man, earned revenge for his father.TRADITIONAL INTERPRETATIONThis is a risky time, and Read More
~ Stick # 31 ~Two scholars went to the capital for examinations; One passed and stayed, one failed and returned Carrying a letter from his friend. He fell ill, But eventually- thank Heaven! - came homeTRADITIONAL INTERPRETATIONYou may be beset with worries Read More
~ Stick # 19 ~ On the kitchen floor the kitten lies, Lazily warming herself in the afternoon sun. Graceful animals always bring good luck, And should be protected whenever possible. TRADITIONAL INTERPRETATION This is a very good fortune, Read More
~ Stick # 43 ~The prince went to a great banquet, Fearing traitors' knives at any moment. Abandoning pride, he sneaked away, Saving himself to assume the throne.TRADITIONAL INTERPRETATION Discretion is often the better part of valor, and you should try Read More
~ Stick # 31 ~ Two scholars went to the capital for examinations; One passed and stayed, one failed and returned Carrying a letter from his friend. He fell ill, But eventually- thank Heaven! - came home. TRADITIONAL INTERPRETATION Read More
~ Stick # 63 ~Last time we sailed we lost our compass; Today we set forth to search for it again. Though the first compass was later found, It is no use now and all hope is drowned.TRADITIONAL INTERPRETATIONMisfortune is very close, and your current efforts Read More
~ Stick # 31 ~ Two scholars went to the capital for examinations; One passed and stayed, one failed and returned Carrying a letter from his friend. He fell ill, But eventually- thank Heaven! - came home TRADITIONAL INTERPRETATION Read More
~ Stick # 46 ~ For the sake of one child, the ruler's command Was the death of all children in his own city. But the orphan was hidden in a far-off state, And, when a man, earned revenge for his father. TRADITIONAL INTERPRETATION Read More