starry night




under a dark moon
I have come to see
that every star
is the night’s undoing


Blithe Spirit 21:3, September 2011


The cosmic ballet being played out in the night sky — with more delights to come in the weeks ahead —  reminded me to share the following…

At the start of the new year Atlas Poetica released its latest special feature, Social Realism, edited and with an introduction by M. Kei.


in this world
over hell, viewing
spring blossoms

Kobayashi Issa  1763-1827


(with thanks to Vincent for ‘Starry Night’)



1 Comment (+add yours?)

  1. kirigirisu
    Feb 28, 2012 @ 15:47:04

    Both beautiful, Claire but that tanka is exquisite.


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