Thursday, August 6, 2015

Planting a Hibaku Tree in Argentina: Tree Project text piece - a special mention on the Poetry Foundation's blog

A crucial new issue of Evening Will Come is out, compiled and edited by Brandon Shimoda in remembrance of the 70th anniversary of Hiroshima and Nagasaki...

Tree Project text piece - a special mention on the Poetry Foundation's blog

"Also captivating is this epistolary exchange (with a genuinely touching ending) between an Argentinian man requesting Hibaku tree seeds from Japan’s Tree Project, so he may “nurture and plant in the new site of our company, at Tigre County, Buenos Aires Province, Argentina.” The delivery of the seeds through customs and without governmental assistance proves so tricky that the once-simple project turns into somewhat of a saga, with the repetition of the Japanese proverb “Everything arrives for those who wait,” pictures of their children, architectural plans, and discussions about film."



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