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Carpe Diem #1163 geisha, the beauty of Japan

Carpe Diem #1163 geisha, the beauty of Japan

This month at Carpe Diem I’m exploring the “Motherland” of haiku, Japan.

Today I’m taking a look at Geisha – The Beauty of Japan. 707 more words



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Used materials:

Staedtler Karat
Derwent pastel pencil
White gelpen

Haiku: Geisha

little jewel
dancing among rubies
in the night

Written for Carpe Diem #1163 geisha, the beauty of Japan

“Apprentice geisha are called maiko (literally “dance child”) or hangyoku “half-jewel”” – CDHK



a graceful geisha
bends in the wind of culture
wonderful willow

Kim M. Russell, 2017

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