Monthly Archives: August 2014

A bird on a twig

A bird on a twig No sign of flight or chirping No others around

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A pink lotus flower

A pink lotus flower Stubbornly calm on the stalk Against summer heat

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Summer heat lingers

Summer heat lingers Some leaves can’t wait till autumn Falling and rolling

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Always one or two

Always one or two Azaleas bloom out of season Frosted or sunburned

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Not the birds chirping

Not the birds chirping Not the light through the curtain Gardenia woke me

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Stormy wind and rain

Stormy wind and rain Wiped out summer’s heat awhile Cicadas survived

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Tomb for the unknown

Tomb for the unknown Visit with chrysanthemums Remember my friends

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Birds in the shrine woods

Birds in the shrine woods Chirp tribute to the war dead Peace kept rest in peace

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Crows still on the tomb

Crows still on the tomb It’s for the unknown war dead Tribute in their way

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Sixty-nine years back

Sixty-nine years back Declared not to fight again Not to be forgotten

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