praising Buddha

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praising Buddha

in a row in a rice field…

frogs

-– A haiku by Kobayashi Issa, translated by David G. Lanoue, illustrated by Old Pond Comics

Rice blossoms

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rice blossoms–

a large man

lost in them

— haiku by Kobayashi Issa (translated by David G. Lanoue), cartoon by Jessica Tremblay (Old Pond Comics)