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Fallen leaf, Rancho Los Alamitos, Long Beach, California


I have attempted to “revise” this charming haiku by Basho:


Won’t you come and see
loneliness? Just one leaf
from the kiri tree.

~~ ~~ ~~

in a single leaf
little airs of loneliness
skirling in the light

Haiku in bold and photo © 2015 by Magical Mystical Teacher
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Posted on August 13, 2015, in 5-7-5, Basho, California, Long Beach, Macro Monday 2, Rancho Los Alamitos, Southern California and tagged , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 4 Comments.

  1. How amazing! We chose the same haiku … makes me feel closer to you … and I love your revision!

  2. Nice turn, teach–and cool photo!

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