Tag Archives: Geisha & Samurai

A New Little Japanese Garden

On Sunday I spent some more time working on my Japanese themed project. In the past, most of the time, I’ve created Zen gardens on a larger scale. Also, I started blending in my ideas about an Asian style café … Continue reading

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A New Harvest Moon Café

In the months I’ve been gone from Second Life, acknowledging that I have been slipping online quietly from time to time, I’ve been spending time modifying some POST Japanese style homes. I’ve been creating a new version of the virtual Harvest Moon … Continue reading

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Preludes: The Samurai’s Poem

a 100 word story by Yordie Sands copyright © 2013 I approached the samurai seated in my teahouse. I bowed with respect, saying, “konnichiwa honorable sir.” He looked at me with inquisitive eyes, unlike the blank stares of those warriors who … Continue reading

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Preludes: And I Was Alone

a 100 word story by Yordie Sands copyright © 2013 I was no longer geisha Suzuki, I used my real name again. I had a home of my own because my patron wanted this for me. The garden was named … Continue reading

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Preludes: The Zen Garden

a 100 word story by Yordie Sands copyright © 2013 When I was a little girl I saw my first tea garden. I was charmed by the teahouse and the Zen rock garden. I visited there often and always found … Continue reading

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Preludes: My Danna

a 100 word story by Yordie Sands copyright © 2013 When I became maiko I lived the life of an aspiring geisha. I performed for and served the many businessmen and samurai who visited our okiya. One day I entertained … Continue reading

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Preludes: Our Okiya

a 100 word story by Yordie Sands copyright © 2013 The hanamachi was the oldest of all the flower towns and our okiya was the largest. We had five geisha and many apprentices. The teahouse was open each day and we performed … Continue reading

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