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Haiku of the Week

September 26, 2012

Book Cover
hundreds of gourds
all coming from the heart
of a single vine

hyaku nari ya
tsuru hitsuji no
kokoro yori

Kaga no Chiyo

The Art of Haiku: Its History through Poems and Paintings by Japanese Masters by Stephen Addiss

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1 Response to Haiku of the Week

  • William Morgan says:

    I enjoyed this haiku very much! However, I suspect there is an error in the Japanese text. I think that "hitsuji" should be "hitosuji"
    - one fiber, strand, line etc. - in kanji, 一筋
    I hope you will this comment useful.

    Posted on September 28, 2012 at 11:00 am