One edge
hanging over the mountain--
the Milky Way

---Shiki
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raindrops roll down
the golden leaf
first day in hospice

Mainichi (Japan) Daily News
Nov.2, 2002, (No. 641)

Also in my book, Rustle of bamboo leaves

2 comments:

Leatherdykeuk said...

beautiful and sad

Vic Gendrano said...

I dug this old haiku for Mandy Smith when I heard she is going to a hospice. Now I don't know if it's proper or not since she passed away. My prayers and condolences to her family. May she rest in peace!