White Crane

How I wish to call
A white crane from Fukei,
But for this cold rain.                                 Kikaku

Nimble fingers crease sharp folds
and origami wings fly.                              Kim M. Russell, 29th May 2019

origami decors, paper, handmade, minimalist, indoors, studio shot, no people, close-up, gray
Royalty free image found on Nicepik

My response to Carpe Diem #1669 Tan Renga Challenge Month May 2019 (16) white crane

May is almost over and today’s haiku is by a classical master, Kikaku, an apprentice and very close friend of Basho. It’s a haiku Kikaku wrote to comfort Basho a few days before he died.

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