Silk blouse and Peony Leaf skeletons


i'll make it / my bed in the next world / this peony

ato no yo no nedokoro ni sen botan kana  — issa  (d.1823)
(after-world's sleep-place-into do-would peony 'tisØ!)

Haiku in Context A column by Robin D. Gill  The Peon and the Peony


although I save the leaves in print, the bloom is always near my heart.





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