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




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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





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50 Comments:

Blogger Jae Rose said...

Sublime Gillena :-)

1:10 PM  
Blogger Sherry Blue Sky said...

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

1:15 PM  
Blogger brudberg said...

Oh I think about Basho.

1:27 PM  
Blogger Sanaa Rizvi said...

Lovely!!💖💖

1:31 PM  
Blogger Neeraj Khanka said...

the stillness of night...lovely.

1:34 PM  
Blogger carol l mckenna said...

Lovely haiku and great photo too!

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

1:58 PM  
Anonymous Donna@LivingFromHappiness said...

Such lovely haikus to inspire!

2:18 PM  
Blogger Gillena Cox said...

Thanks for your appreciation Jae

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much love...

2:59 PM  
Blogger Gillena Cox said...

Thanks for dropping by Sherry


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much love...

3:04 PM  
Blogger Gillena Cox said...

Happy you dropped by Bjorn


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much love...

3:07 PM  
Blogger Gillena Cox said...

Thanks for dropping by Sanaa

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much love...

3:08 PM  
Blogger Mary said...

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

3:12 PM  
Blogger Gillena Cox said...

Thanks for dropping by Neeraj

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much love...

3:14 PM  
Blogger Gillena Cox said...

Thanks for dropping by Carol

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much love...

3:14 PM  
Blogger Gillena Cox said...

Thanks for your appreciation Mary
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much love...

3:15 PM  
Blogger Gillena Cox said...

Thanks for dropping by Donna
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much love...

3:18 PM  
Blogger Toni Spencer said...

Vivid depictions! Hugs.

4:25 PM  
Blogger gillena cox said...

Thanks for dropping in Toni

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much love...

4:58 PM  
Blogger Myrna R. said...

What sweet revisions of Basho. Thank you for them.

6:15 PM  
Blogger Rosemary Nissen-Wade said...

Masterfully re-translated.

6:20 PM  
Blogger Gillena Cox said...

Happy you dropped in Myrna

Much love...

7:24 PM  
Blogger Gillena Cox said...

Thanks for your appreciation Rosemary

Much love...

7:25 PM  
Blogger Magical Mystical Teacher said...

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

8:00 PM  
Blogger Wendy Bourke said...

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

10:00 PM  
Blogger hyperCRYPTICal said...

Lovely offerings Gillena - thank you.
Anna :o]

11:58 PM  
Blogger gillena cox said...

Happy you dropped by MMT

Much🌼love

1:33 AM  
Blogger gillena cox said...

Thanks for your appreciation Wendy

Much🌼love

1:33 AM  
Blogger gillena cox said...

Thanks for dropping by Anna

Much🌼love

1:34 AM  
Blogger Old Egg said...

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

5:50 AM  
Blogger Cathy Keller said...

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

5:55 AM  
Blogger kaykuala said...

Nicely done gillena!

Hank

6:42 AM  
Blogger Cressida de Nova said...

These are both wonderful, Gillena.

8:35 AM  
Blogger 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.

9:02 AM  
Blogger annell said...

Love "toads and birds."

10:33 AM  
Blogger 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

1:16 PM  
Blogger Gillena Cox said...

Thank you for dropping by Robin

much love...

4:44 PM  
Blogger Gillena Cox said...

Happy you dropped by Cathy

much love...

4:48 PM  
Blogger Gillena Cox said...

Happy you dropped by Hank

much love...

4:49 PM  
Blogger Gillena Cox said...

Thanks for dropping by Cressida

much love...

4:50 PM  
Blogger Gillena Cox said...

Ah yes i revisited, Nice one Diane

much love...

4:51 PM  
Blogger Gillena Cox said...

Thanks for dropping by Annell

much love...

4:51 PM  
Blogger Gillena Cox said...

Thanks for sharing magyar. happy you dropped in

muchlove...

4:53 PM  
Blogger rebecca said...

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

8:09 PM  
Blogger Gillena Cox said...

Thank you for your appreciation Rebecca

much love...

10:49 AM  
Blogger 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...

3:10 PM  
Blogger Kristjaan Panneman said...

I like your revisions Gillena ... very nice.

3:51 PM  
Blogger Adelaide said...

good revision of Basho

Adelaide

2:45 PM  
Blogger Gillena Cox said...

Thanks for dropping in Adelaide

much love...

3:43 PM  
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