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COLD MOUNTAIN – YouTube

A Longhouse Birdhouse

To the Lighthouse: Breach of Meaning?: Roland Barthes’s View of Haiku

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Roland Barthes’s View of Haiku

Basho’s Ghost by Sam Hamill / Kyoto Journal

Basho’s Ghost | Kyoto Journal.

AUTUMN BEGINS: INCLINING TOWARD THE TRANQUILITY OF HOKKU | HOKKU

AUTUMN BEGINS: INCLINING TOWARD THE TRANQUILITY OF HOKKU | HOKKU.

Haiku Missionary: An Annotated Response to Alan Watts’ “Haiku” by Michael Dylan Welch at Graceguts

Haiku Missionary: An Annotated Response to Alan Watts’ “Haiku” – Graceguts.

Collapse, by Shinkichi Takahashi ~ translated by Lucien Stryk

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Time oozed from my pores,
Drinking tea
I tasted the seven seas.

I saw in the mist formed
Around me
The fatal chrysanthemum, myself.

Its scent choked, and as I
Rose, squaring
My shoulders, the earth collapsed.

Shinkichi Takahashi
from Triumph of the Sparrow, 1986
Lucien Stryk, trans

half daytime moon, a haiku by Taro Kunugi

half daytime moon
above the roofs of a Zen temple;
a lull of chilly blasts

Taro Kunugi
December 2011