Even the insects come / To extinguish the light / In my hermitage. (haiku by Kobayashi Issa)

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Even the insects come

To extinguish the light

In my hermitage.

 

– haiku by Kobayashi Issa

 

From Haiku, Tr. R.H. Blyth, Hokuseido Press,

paperpack 2nd printing, 1984

 

Haiku-comic by Old Pond Comics

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