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a flock of sparrows

夕だちや草葉をつかむむら雀

yūdachi ya     kusaha o tsukamu      mura-suzume

summer shower

clutching the leaves of grass

a flock of sparrows

-Buson

Art : Weeping Willow and a Flock of Barn Swallows from the Rakuzan Kachou

Art

Peony Pride

About to bloom,
And exhale a rainbow,
The peony!
– Yosa Buson

a couple lives

御手討の夫婦なりしを更衣

oteuchi no     myōto narishi o      koromogae

death penalty by their Lord Remitted

the couple change clothes.

-Buson

Art by Mizuno Toshikata, “Shinobi Oto- A couple is sitting in a garden in the evening”

Art

getaway doors of spring

The big gateway’s heavy doors,
standing in the dusk of spring

-Buson

Art

#Haiku about #Butterfly

Butterfly
sleeping
on the temple bell.

Buson

Insects
on a bough, floating downriver
still singing.

Issa

pear trees

Hazy moonlight —
someone is standing
among the pear trees

-Buson

Art by Utagawa Hiroshige II: Pear Trees as Rokugo  

Art

child's rag ball

Springtime rain is falling,
as a child’s rag ball is soaking
wet on the house roof.

-Buson

Art by Kawase Hasui, Mt. Atago, Spring 1921

Art