(untitled) #10

After Basho*:

passing through Autumn

a butterfly seems to lick

Chrysanthemum dew

… “the dew gathered from mums would extend one’s life”

* 2008, Reichold, J., Basho - The Complete Haiku, Matsuo Basho, Kodansha International
Translated with an introduction, biography and notes by Jane Reichold.
Original artwork by Shiro


my:

on departing

the wake of butterflies

falling leaves

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