Tag Archives: Matsuo Bashō

Word Cloud: HIBERNAL

by NONA BLYTH CLOUD In the afternoons, it’s hard for me to believe that we are only thirteen days from the winter solstice. Day after day here in Southern California, the weather is sunny and exceptionally dry. Our fire season … Continue reading

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Word Cloud: FLUTTERBYS

by NONA BLYTH CLOUD Summer has filled her veins with light and her heart is washed with noon.  – C. Day Lewis We are in deep summer now in the Northern Hemisphere. Summer brings abundance and sunlit hours that give … Continue reading

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Dragonfly Dance

Matsuo Bashō  (松尾 芭蕉, 1644 – 1694): Crimson pepper pod add two pairs of wings, and look darting dragonfly. Kobayashi Issa  (小林 一茶?, 1763 – 1828) The dragonfly! Distant mountains reflected in his eyes. by unknown poets: Meeting in flight, how … Continue reading

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