Wednesday, May 9, 2012

Larry Barak & Aditya Bahl: Wednesday Haiku, Week 66

Photo by Elliot K.

in syncopation
with the hooting of the owl –
dripping tap
        Larry Barak

Bashō - Horohoroto

mountain behind mountain behind mountain
petals of a rose

                         Aditya Bahl

The poem in the above artwork by Bashō may be translated:

quietly, quietly
yellow mountain roses fall -
sound of the rapids


 Photo by Yann

tonight's moon--
no mountain not like
the ones back home  
translated by David G. Lanoue


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Carolyne said...

This site always give me such an uplift. It's beautiful in poetry and in pictures. - Carolyne

Charles Gramlich said...

I've been dreaming of rapids lately.

Issa's Untidy Hut said...

Thanks so much, Carolyne.

Issa's Untidy Hut said...

Charles ...

Riding the dream ...

Anonymous said...

That street (sm)art owl sure gives great directions ~ scroll downward to enter the fathomless hoot and drip, rapids' roar mountain after mountain, and by the end of this Wednesday Haiku posting, the beyond of it, altogether.

aditya said...

Great haiku by Larry!

Its an honor Don, to have Basho's artwork accompany one's haiku.

Thank you..

Issa's Untidy Hut said...

Thanks, Donna, just the kind of review I like.

Issa's Untidy Hut said...

The honor is all mine ... such fine work. Don