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it is a really interesting idea to write in a acrostic form for the hidden meanings of the verses spelled out in the first letter of ea...


it is first off, a joy to see something insightful written about the classical chinese writings. there are three aspects i would like t...

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Longing
ぽちぽちと窓のガラスに雨の花涙ひそかに心を滲む
pochi pochi to mado no garasu ni ame no hana
namida hisoka ni kokoro wo nijimu

spattering on the window pane
raindrops bloom;
tears, secretly seep
into my heart.

complete art work is at my art account :iconmoyan:

moyan.deviantart.com/art/longi…

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Issa 8

Journal Entry: Sat Mar 9, 2013, 7:47 AM





**

By
小林一茶
kobayashi Issa

大根引き大根で道を教へけり
daiko hiki daikon de michi wo oshie keri

with the harvested radish,
he pointed at the way to go.

**


it's the season for harvesting the radish and issa was a newcomer who needed direction from a local who knows the way, but everyone was busy at their job of plucking out the their precious crop.

finally he found this farmer who had just successfully unearthed one of his radishes who would tell him the way by pointing with the radish he was holding in his hand.

this is indeed an expertly chosen snapshot of a farmer's life that shows the diligence in their work and the hospitality and kindness showed to a mere traveller.
it also conveys some feelings of uncertainty issa felt while he was on his journey, although the mood was tinted by his usual sense of humor.

*~*~*~*

i'm just a rather new haijin but the deviantART literary community had decided to bestow upon me the honor to represent "haiku and eastern poetry" in the projecteducate's week of poetry form.

an interview was conducted and posted in BeccaJS's journal:

PE: Interview with some dA haiku masters

anyway, i am no master of haiku ^^;
i am just the 'farmer' who had worked hard, and when you ask me the way, i will point the way to the best of my knowledge.
also, with the fruit of my labour: my collection of haiku in the gallery.

**********


the clubs i joined:
:iconthe-haiku-club::iconred-seal::iconthestorytellers:

my default account where i post my visual art :iconmoyan:

my art projects:
project Resonance
project Rendevous
The Law for the Wolves
the 5th season
Journey
project KARUTA 2007
KARUTA cards available for sale
Ink Fragrance
Snow in Singapore
  • Listening to: spirited away by hisaishi joe
  • Reading: the giant book of facts and trivia by isaac asimov
  • Eating: LAYS bbq flavored potato chips
  • Drinking: blueberry ribena with lemon

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moyanII
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study of japanese language together with apprenticeship in haiku-writing is a long-standing hobby.

painting is another love of my life. i haven't been able to shake it off no matter how tied down by other affairs in real life.

traditional paintings were done using chinese ink on rice paper. i also do graphite and color pencil drawings, as well as digital art by photoshop 7.0.

see my other artwork at the default dA art account: :iconmoyan:

enjoy.

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picaroinfinity Featured By Owner Jul 19, 2015  Hobbyist Writer
Your profile is a treasure trove. Your collection of seventeen syllables has unending joy.


Please make me your apprentice!
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moyanII Featured By Owner Jul 24, 2015  Hobbyist Writer
I am looking for a sensei myself...  siragiku san no longer comes to dA.
But, I'm glad to delight you with my idiosyncrasies. :)
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picaroinfinity Featured By Owner Jul 24, 2015  Hobbyist Writer
Wow! Thank you so much!
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QuilavaGirl21 Featured By Owner Aug 8, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
more adoreable profile picture cats!
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Djoseph Featured By Owner Jul 16, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
Thanks for the :+devwatch: :)
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