South Padre Island

South Padre Island

Monday, May 23, 2016

one step ourside

Carpe Diem Tan Renga Challenge Month May 23rd: "one step outside" by Tagami Kikusha

Today I (Chèvrefeuille) have a nice "hokku" for you by a classical haiku poetess, Tagami Kikusha (1753-1826)

one step outside
the temple gate, its Japan --
a tea picker's song                       © Tagami Kikusha

silky leaves in deft hands
drink of dreams and operas           ©  Janice 'petra domina' Adcock

Thanks to Chèvrefeuille for daily prompts on 

CARPE DIEM HAIKU KAI


2 comments:

  1. Hari OM
    Interesting - this one made me think for longer... as I supped my cuppa! YAM xx

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    1. I read up on a couple of the tea picker songs and found out some were made into operas!

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