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Tiring the heart--
mountains and ocean
too much beauty

---Santōka
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Southern wind
A sticky leaves of birches
Smell of spring

2 comments:

Alan Summers said...

I like the haiku but it might need tightening up in the English-language version e.g.

Southern wind
A sticky leaves of birches
Smelling spring

southern wind
the sticky leaves of birches
smell of spring


all my best,

Alan
Literature Director, 2010 Bath Japanese Festival
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Alan’s Area 17 blog
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Co-judge:
Kids Count for Earthday 5-7-5 Haiku Contest 2010

Gen said...

Thanks veru much,Alan! I agree with You.