May 28th 2016

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still
····cooling in the morning grass—yesterday’s
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I’ve always liked Basho’s numerous haiku on the cool melons of summer. Coolness and melons always seemed joined in his imagination.
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morning dew
the muddy melon stained
with coolness
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  • 956: Basho: The Complete Haiku. Transl. Jane Reichhold
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