japonisme: visual haiku

21 November 2006

visual haiku

can it be a heron,

plum blossoms, or snow?

no. tonight it is the moon.

hasu midori

baika jo, the plum blossom album, 1808; baika jo, the plum blossom album, 1808 (this is available online at the new york public library).
ohara koson, little egret on a branch.

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Anonymous Anonymous said...

Very beautiful!

I look at your blog better, it's very interesting (sorry, my english is not very good...).
I look at it with my mother, who is japanese, and she was pleasantly surprised by the richness of your work :-)
I think she will often go to your blog by now, like me!

21 November, 2006 15:33  
Blogger lotusgreen said...

thank you so much to you and your mother! i think your english sounds excellent to me!

21 November, 2006 18:15  

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