Sunday, August 23, 2015

Under the Bright Sky

Even great pines can be beautifully trimmed in Japan. 
This is on the grounds of Matsuyama Castle, 2007.


Under the bright sky
a hairy caterpillar crawls
on the pine tree's branch

Akutagawa Ryonosuki

Modern Japanese Haiku; an Anthology, Makoto Ueda,
University of Toronto Press, 1974, page 107.

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