First snowfall (haiku by Issa)

comic - haiku by issaYou get two haiku in this comic:

first snowfall / in a splendid mood / Sir Crow

– Kobayashi Issa (translated by David G. Lanoue)

the year’s first snow / all trampled… / by the crows

– Kobayashi Issa (translated by David G. Lanoue)

Illustration by Old Pond Comics.

Update: this comic was published in The Bulletin: a journal of Japanese Canadian Community, History and Culture (December 2014 issue)

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