Sunday, March 04, 2018

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[IMAGE from google]

stillness of the night -
into an old murky pond
a frog with a splash

...

already chilly -
a bird's solid black figure
in a leafless tree

© Basho (Tr. gillena cox 2018)



THIRD SUNDAY IN THE SEASON OF LENT


Sunday Smiles




Enjoy The Music




Blog hopping with

For Carpe Diem Weekend-Meditation #22 Revise That Haiku ... to revise two renown haiku by Matsuo Basho.
old pond
a frog jumps in
sound of water
© Basho (Tr. Chèvrefeuille)

autumn evening;
a crow perched
on a withered bough
© Basho (Tr. R. H. Blyth)


AND


Poet's United #394

AND


Recuerda Mi Corazon SPLASH


Before you leave see also
Sunday Savvy 74
Sunday Lime 74
04 March 2016


Sundays are always special here at Lunch Break. Today is #74 in the series The Sunday Standard when 5-7-5 haiku is featured. email me post a COMMENT or leave a link to your blog at the linky below





55 comments:

Jae Rose said...

Sublime Gillena :-)

Sherry Blue Sky said...

Love the poem and the photo......

brudberg said...

Oh I think about Basho.

Sanaa Rizvi said...

Lovely!!💖💖

Neeraj Khanka said...

the stillness of night...lovely.

carol l mckenna said...

Lovely haiku and great photo too!

Happy Week ahead to you,
A ShutterBug Explores,
aka (A Creative Harbor)

Donna@LivingFromHappiness said...

Such lovely haikus to inspire!

Gillena Cox said...

Thanks for your appreciation Jae

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much love...

Gillena Cox said...

Thanks for dropping by Sherry


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much love...

Gillena Cox said...

Happy you dropped by Bjorn


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much love...

Gillena Cox said...

Thanks for dropping by Sanaa

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Mary said...

Such vivid depiction, Gillena.
The photo, as well, really plays with my imagination.

Gillena Cox said...

Thanks for dropping by Neeraj

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much love...

Gillena Cox said...

Thanks for dropping by Carol

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much love...

Gillena Cox said...

Thanks for your appreciation Mary
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much love...

Gillena Cox said...

Thanks for dropping by Donna
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much love...

Toni Spencer said...

Vivid depictions! Hugs.

gillena cox said...

Thanks for dropping in Toni

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much love...

Myrna R. said...

What sweet revisions of Basho. Thank you for them.

Rosemary Nissen-Wade said...

Masterfully re-translated.

Gillena Cox said...

Happy you dropped in Myrna

Much love...

Gillena Cox said...

Thanks for your appreciation Rosemary

Much love...

Magical Mystical Teacher said...

I'm right there with that bird in the leafless tree. Thanks for these two haiku, Gillena.

Wendy Bourke said...

So wonderfully visual and - once again - insightful and thought provoking depths to delve.

hyperCRYPTICal said...

Lovely offerings Gillena - thank you.
Anna :o]

gillena cox said...

Happy you dropped by MMT

Much🌼love

gillena cox said...

Thanks for your appreciation Wendy

Much🌼love

gillena cox said...

Thanks for dropping by Anna

Much🌼love

Old Egg said...

Even in the evening it is good to observe nature at work. Loved the haiku Gillena.

Cathy Keller said...

Wonderful haiku! I am just waiting for the buds on the trees to appear!! HOPE! Have a wonderful week!

kaykuala said...

Nicely done gillena!

Hank

Cressida de Nova said...

These are both wonderful, Gillena.

Diane Mayr said...

What a fun exercise! A few years ago I did a "rewrite" of the frog haiku http://randomnoodling.blogspot.com/2016/06/happy-haiga-day_26.html.

annell said...

Love "toads and birds."

Magyar said...

__ Grand as ever, Gillena; thanks for the thought!

frogs
count this nights stars
noisy blog

__ A frog blog. Of course during daylight, "all" frogs count but "one" star. Smiles! _m

Gillena Cox said...

Thank you for dropping by Robin

much love...

Gillena Cox said...

Happy you dropped by Cathy

much love...

Gillena Cox said...

Happy you dropped by Hank

much love...

Gillena Cox said...

Thanks for dropping by Cressida

much love...

Gillena Cox said...

Ah yes i revisited, Nice one Diane

much love...

Gillena Cox said...

Thanks for dropping by Annell

much love...

Gillena Cox said...

Thanks for sharing magyar. happy you dropped in

muchlove...

rebecca said...

pure magic-you have a way of capturing lifes simple pleasures and singing their songs!

Gillena Cox said...

Thank you for your appreciation Rebecca

much love...

Lea said...

Please forgive my delay in visiting and taking in your delightful haiku and image! All things seem possible with this one leap and splash...

Kristjaan Panneman said...

I like your revisions Gillena ... very nice.

Adelaide said...

good revision of Basho

Adelaide

Gillena Cox said...

Thanks for dropping in Adelaide

much love...

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