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Tuesday, May 16, 2017

an autumn leaf

Carpe Diem Tan Renga Challenge Month 2017 #10 an autumn leaf (Ryokan Taigu)



The "hokku" you have to use today is Ryokan's Jisei (death-poem):

ura wo mise omote wo misete chiru momiji

now it reveals its hidden side
and now the other—thus it falls,
an autumn leaf

© Ryokan Taigu

in all its beauty free falling
. . . into eternity

©   petra domina


Thanks to Chèvrefeuille for daily prompts on 

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