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the fortune teller

aki tast ya     nani ni odoroku      onmyoji

the beginning of Autumn

what is the fortune-teller

looking so surprised at?

-Yosa Buson

Art by Wada Sanzo



nature’s lottery
a dandelion’s golden face
in a field of weeds

Kim M. Russell, 2017

My response to Carpe Diem #1267 millionaire

The prompt for today points comes from a haiku by Yosa Buson (1716-1784): 62 more words


autumn with Buson

Being alone

may also be pleasant –

autumn dusk.

~Buson (Y Sawa, Haiku Master Buson)


Buson by the Firth of Forth

On a grey September morning, I walked to Newhaven harbour with the P5 class from Edinburgh’s Victoria Primary School. The earlier rain had stopped, and the tide was out, beaching the small boats moored there. 292 more words

Visual Arts

Heart in the Hand

When my husband and I bought our first house, I intended to live there forever, unpack my two cast iron skillets, have a couple of kids, dig a vast garden, and stay. 208 more words


silver folding screen


mijikayo ya     makura ni chikaki      gin-byōbu

Short night

Near the pillow stands

A silver folding screen


Art by Kikuchi Hōbun


Buson, no16.

Two water-lilies

shining serenely


raindrop-dimpled pool.