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Snow-capped stump, northern New Mexico

borrowing sleep
from the scarecrow’s sleeves
midnight frost

weaves a jaunty new snow cap
for the New Year’s festival

*Opening gambit © by Basho, translated by Jane Reichhold
Final two lines and photo © 2015 by Magical Mystical Teacher
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stump sporting a jaunty snow cap

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