hope and spring

15 03 2011

鶯はきかぬ気でなく余寒かな
(uguisu wa kikanu ki de naku yokan kana)

the nightingale sings,
determined, ignoring advice
and lingering winter

– by Issa, 1823

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19 03 2011
Virginia

Wow, that one could describe me perfectly. Especially the “ignoring advice” part.

🙂

Thank you for the lovely haiku. Your blog always, ALWAYS lifts my heart.




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