Rabbit Ear Iris

starlit looking glass
ripples distort the surface
your face an iris

Kim M. Russell, 2018

Image result for blue iris flower reflection in water
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My response to Carpe Diem’s Crossroads #3 Rabbit Ear Iris

In today’s episode of this CDHK special feature, our challenge is to create a haiku by ‘fusing’ the following haiku by Basho:

rabbit-ear iris
how much it looks like
its image in water

and

a silk tree
even through the leaves weary
of starlight

© Basho (Tr. Jane Reichhold)

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