Mandarin Yin and Yang

My response to Carpe Diem Special #214 Mandarin Duck by Buson

For this CD Special Chèvrefeuille has asked us to write a haiku with the same sense, tone and spirit as the following by Yosa Buson:

mandarin duck –

rain falls silently

from an oak

© Yosa Buson (1716-1783)


 Mandarin Ducks

faithful yin and yang –

below the peaceful surface

swift webbed feet paddle

© Kim M. Russell, 2016



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