April 15th 2016

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stones
····splitting the streambed—mornings before
········the heat
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I know I’ve written this before, but some of my favorite haiku by Basho are those that are vivid and powerful but also grasped without being comprehended. We fell that we understand the poem, but we couldn’t necessarily explain our understanding.
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Suffice it to say that April days like these are some of my favorite, a icy morning followed by sun’s heat at afternoon. The cold remains like a refreshing undercurrent.
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