Shuntoo

rice paper rustles
animated by the breeze
jitterbug shadows

Kim M. Russell, 2017

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My response to Carpe Diem #1268 shuntoo (spring lantern)

Today we have a classical kigo for spring, ‘shuntoo’ or spring lantern, to inspire us. Chèvrefeuille tells us that spring lanterns are not made of stone, like Japanese garden lanterns, but rice-paper.

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