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#far beyond the field: haiku by japanese women
adrasteiax · a day ago
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the library at dusk— playing in the spring twilight elves out of the books
Takeshita Shizunojo, from Far Beyond The Field: Haiku By Japanese Women [translated by Ueda Makoto]
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adrasteiax · 3 days ago
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seashells on the table concealing the melodies of the deep sea
Takeshita Shizunojo, from Far Beyond The Field: Haiku By Japanese Women [translated by Ueda Makoto]
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adrasteiax · 6 days ago
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at daybreak speaking to the blossoms a woman all alone
Enomoto Seifu, from Far Beyond The Field: Haiku By Japanese Women [translated by Ueda Makoto]
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adrasteiax · 7 days ago
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all the snow melts— everywhere the fragrance of wild plum blossoms
Tagami Kikusha, from Far Beyond The Field: Haiku By Japanese Women [translated by Ueda Makoto]
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adrasteiax · 10 days ago
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spring rain— all things on earth becoming beautiful
Chiyojo, from Far Beyond The Field: Haiku By Japanese Women [translated by Ueda Makoto]
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adrasteiax · 12 days ago
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gale in the mountains— watch how the fallen blossoms carpet the water
Den Sutejo, from Far Beyond The Field: Haiku By Japanese Women [translated by Ueda Makoto]
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adrasteiax · 13 days ago
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adorned with raindrops from the shower, a sparkling princess azalea
Den Sutejo, from Far Beyond The Field: Haiku By Japanese Women [translated by Ueda Makoto]
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adrasteiax · 14 days ago
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mountain azaleas calling out to the ocean in the setting sun
Kawai Chigetsu, from Far Beyond The Field: Haiku By Japanese Women [translated by Ueda Makoto]
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