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Hokku Poems in Four Seasons – Yosa Buson

Spring The year’s first poem done, with smug self confidence a haikai poet. Longer has become the daytime; a pheasant is fluttering down onto the bridge. Yearning for the Bygones Lengthening days, accumulating, and recalling the days of distant past. … Continue reading

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Summer – Pavol Janik 

The sun smashes our windows. An urgent song reaches us from the street. On the cellophane sky steam condenses. Unconfirmed reports are reproduced about the wind. The trees are the first to begin to talk about the two of us.

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Poem – Summer

See what delights in sylvan scenes appear! Descending Gods have found Elysium here. In woods bright Venus with Adonis stray’d, And chaste Diana haunts the forest shade. Come lovely nymph, and bless the silent hours, When swains from shearing seek … Continue reading

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Poems – Foresight – William Wordsworth 

That is work of waste and ruin–  Do as Charles and I are doing!  Strawberry-blossoms, one and all,  We must spare them–here are many:  Look at it–the flower is small,  Small and low, though fair as any:  Do not touch … Continue reading

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Seasonal Cycle – Summer – Kalidasa

Chapter 01 “Oh, dear, this utterly sweltering season of the highly rampant sun is drawing nigh, and it will always be good enough to go on taking daytime baths, as the lakes and rivers will still be with plenteous waters, … Continue reading

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