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WILD ORCHID

orchids in the night
in their fragrance hidden —
the flowers white.

© Buson

samourai warrior
enchanted by the beauty of orchids
bows his head in praise… 55 more words

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SHIME-DAIKO

it is seen
in the papier-maché cat
the morning of autumn

dotted with morning dewdrops
highly sensitive whiskers

© Basho

with the autumn tempest
the small drum… 103 more words

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CHRYSANTHEMUMS

seeing
a multitude of moons –
blossoming white chrysanthemums

haiku

scribbling feverishly
crayola crayons
marking green paper

haiku

Response to Carpe Diem #1540 chrysanthemums

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TIME AFTER TIME

all my years
floating in the river
a childish heart

settled in watery grave
my discarded childhood dreams

© Jane Reichhold (taken from our tribute e-book “All My Years”) 126 more words

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A Childish Heart

at the gate of a deserted house,
a cicada is crying in the rays
of the evening sun
                                                                        insect wings rustle in dust
­                                                                        a message left for no one… 176 more words

Carpe Diem

SOUNDS IMPLIED: BUSON'S MOUSE

One has to be really careful with the hokku of Buson, because he can often be quite contrived and artificial.  Now as you know, I favor objective hokku, and to find that in Buson one must carefully pick and choose among his verses.  372 more words

GOLD LEAVES

the pheasant cries
as if it just noticed
the mountain

© Issa

gold leaves 

the touch of pale sun
scatters
gold leaves

haiku

with the wind… 14 more words

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