Wednesday, April 15, 2009

a Haiku With a Cherry on Top

With a Cherry on Top, originally uploaded by EJP Photo.

Clouds of cherry blossoms!
Is that temple bell in Ueno
or Asakusa?

a Haiku from Baso*

*Basho (bah-shoh), pseudonym of Matsuo Munefusa (1644-94), Japanese poet, considered the finest writer of Japanese haiku during the formative years of the genre.

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