Issa, No13.



Sparrow family…

playing at hide and seek

in the tea bushes.




Issa, No 12.



What a cooling breeze!

now all stifled


gaily sing again.


red flower

Issa. No11.



Dew evaporates

and all our world

is dew…so dear,

so fresh, so fleeting.


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Issa, No 11



stubborn woodpecker…

still hammering

at twilight

at that single spot.


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Issa, no6.



That fat old bull-frog

sat there staring

back at me

with a sour face.


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Issa, no8



Ah bold nightingale

even before

his lordship

you won’t mend your song


Issa, no5



Placing the kitten

to weigh her

on the balance…

she went on playing