“I will have nothing more to do / With this sordid world,” / And the dew rolls away. – Haiku by Kobayashi Issa

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“I will have nothing more to do

With this sordid world,”

And the dew rolls away.

 

– Haiku by Kobayashi Issa

 

(from: Haiku, R.H. Blythe, Hokuseido Press, 1984, paperback 2nd printing, p. 970)

 

Haiku-comic by Old Pond Comics.

simply trust! trust! dewdrops spilling down (haiku by Kobayashi Issa)

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It’s a fact that “dew” does happen and you just gotta live with it. (Old Pond Comics)

 

simply trust! trust!

dewdrops spilling

down

– Haiku by Kobayashi Issa (translated by David G. Lanoue)

Illustrated by Old Pond Comics

PS I took these pictures during a walk to the Seabeck Historical Cemetary (at  Seabeck Haiku Retreat 2013). To see more, check out the digital story I created with the photos.