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Buson meets Hiroshige

Springtime rain –
a little shell on a small beach,
enough to moisten it.

Yosa Buson

Art by Hiroshige

Art

Buson meets Keisai Masayoshi

yamadori no   o wo fumu haru no   iribi kana

treading on the tail

of the copper pheasant

the setting sun of spring

-Buson

Art by Keisai Masayoshi, Silver Pheasants (1789 woodblock) 11 more words

Art

Haiku: Kema

falling water
putting out the fires
in the trees

(Image courtesy of Carpe Diem Haiku Kai)

Written for Carpe Diem #1160 Kema, birth-place of Yosa Buson

Writing

Crows, Tides, Time - methodtwomadness #writephoto

They end their flight
one by one–
crows at dusk
–Buson

Shape-shifting in the gap,
the border of the map a light
of shadowing, not quite… 35 more words

Haiku

wpc: solitude

Even more so

because of being alone

the moon is a friend

~Buson

Solitude

Photography

Kompukuji Ginkō

Kompukuji (金福寺), near Keizan Ichijōji Station in Higashiyama, Kyoto, was founded in 864, and is the site of the Bashō-an (芭蕉庵), a hut that the poet visited in 1670 and that was afterwards dedicated to him. 278 more words

Autumn

Haiku in Winter

Picture Credit: Carsten Huels

How did that happen?

It only seemed a moment ago, when I was walking through decaying leaves and pondering the poetic joys of Autumn… 260 more words

Poetic Ponderings