Tag Archives: autumn

AUTUMN SUNLIGHT

The autumn sun; The chill when it goes Behind a tree. The sunlight of the shortening autumn days is so weak that in a shadow, the air is cold.  In that, we feel the weakening of the Yang active energy … Continue reading

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AUTUMN BEGINS: TAIGI’S EVENING RAIN

  An autumn hokku by Taigi: Autumn begins; The evening shower has become A night of rain. We feel the change of the season in the change from a temporary shower to prolonged rain.  We also feel the autumn reflected … Continue reading

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CHORA’S RISING MOON

A hokku by Chora: (Autumn) A windstorm; Rising from the grasses — Tonight’s moon. We could also present it like this: Rising From the windblown grasses — Tonight’s moon. Notice what a strong sensory impression is made by this hokku:  … Continue reading

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SAFFLOWER DEW

In traditional hokku, dew was a subject for autumn.  The female writer Chiyo-ni wrote: (Autumn) Spilt, It is only water; Safflower dew. It looks one way when on the colorful safflower blossom with its “cosmetic” reputation, but when it spills … Continue reading

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ISSA’S PINE TREE

As regular readers here know, I am not a big fan of the verses of Issa, but there are a few worthwhile examples among them.  Here is one: (Autumn) The pine I planted Has also become old. The autumn evening. … Continue reading

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ON TO AUTUMN

About a week ago, we reached and passed Harvest Home — Lughnasa[dh] by its old Celtic name.  Harvest Home, the holiday which takes place on August 1, marks the beginning of Autumn.  And Autumn begins at approximately the same time … Continue reading

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ENDINGS

A crow alights In blowing leaves; Autumn’s end. David

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