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Thursday, March 03, 2016

Issa haiku

festival--
cormorants asleep in a row
on holiday


-Issa 1821

.御祭や鵜も寝並んで骨休
o-matsuri ya u mo ne narande honeyasumi


Japanese fishermen use cormorants. Tied to a tether, these sea birds dive for fish that they are forced to disgorge. In this haiku, the birds enjoy the day off.

http://haikuguy.com/issa/

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