haiku

The moon’s breast

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My brother’s garden

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Sunburned by a stream

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Basho – Slender, so slender

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Slender, so slender
its stalk bends under dew —
little yellow flower.

 

-Matsuo Bashō, 17th c. Japan

Summer-dry wood wet

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In a dry country

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Behind the mountains

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