Haiku Tuesday

Japanese Maple Tree

Chanting and humming

gongs immerse the green valley

in cool waves of air

by Mukai Kyorai (1651-1704), translated by Sakuo Nakamura. Kyorai had first trained as a samurai, but he gave that up at 23 and dedicated himself to writing poetry.

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