song of the katydid

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song of the katydid–

even the field cow

a connoisseur

#haiku by Kobayashi Issa, translated by David G. Lanoue, Old Pond Comic by Jessica Tremblay

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just when the calf

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just when the calf
has fallen asleep…
the reed thrush sings

#haiku by Kobayashi Issa, translated by David G. Lanoue, Old Pond Comic by Jessica Tremblay