Jumping aside

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This haiku-comic was published in The Bulletin: a journal of Japanese Canadian community, history & culture (February 2015 issue)

jumping aside

the crow just laughs…

snowball

– Haiku by Kobayashi Issa, translated by David G. Lanoue, illustrated by Old Pond Comics.

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The change of clothes; The crow is black, The heron white (Haiku by Chora)

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op_chora_crow_heron_clothesWant to be featured in a haiku? Just ask. (Old Pond Comics)

 

The change of clothes;

The crow is black,

The heron white

– Chora (from: Haiku, R.H. Blythe, p. 732)

Haiku-comic by Old Pond Comics.

First snowfall (haiku by Issa)

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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)