White Bush Clover

the white bush clovers
drop the dewdrops
frequently

Masaoka Shiki (1867-1902)

fountains of fragile blossom
shaken gently by the wind

Kim M. Russell, 14th February 2019

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Japanese fusuma with Design of Moon with Bush Clovers. Late Edo Period. Color on silk. Suzuki Kiitsu (1796-1858) – found on Pinterest

 

My response to Carpe Diem #1606 Tan Renga Challenge Month 2019 (10) White Bush Clover

Throughout February, the goal is to create a Tan Renga with the given haiku by adding a second stanza of approximately 14 syllables. Today we have a haiku by Masaoka Shiki.

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