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Ryunosuke Akutagawa:

Green frog, is your body also freshly painted? - haiku by Ryunosuke Akutagawa illustrated by Old Pond Comics

Green frog, is your body also freshly painted? - haiku by Ryunosuke Akutagawa

 

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Green frog, is your body also freshly painted? - haiku by Ryunosuke Akutagawa

 

Buson:

comic inspired by Buson haiku on the bat

"The bat / lives hidden / under the broken umbrella" - Buson

This haiku-comic was published in The Bulletin/Geppo: a journal of Japanese Canadian Community, History & Culture (June 2014)

 


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The short night ;

A broom thrown away

On the beach.

- Buson (from: Haiku, R.H. Blyth, p. 675)

 


Comic inspired by Buson's haiku "walking on dishes / the rat's feet make the music / of shivering cold" (illustration by Old Pond Comics)

"walking on dishes / the rat's feet make the music / of shivering cold" Buson

 

 


Joso

 

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Fallen leaves have sunk,

And lie on a rock,

Under the water

- Joso (From: Haiku, R.H. Blyth)

 


Kako

 

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The fan-seller;

A load of wind he carries,-

Ah, the heat!

- Kako (From: Haiku, R.H. Blyth, p. 653)

 


 

Onitsura

 

haiku-comic

There is no place

to throw the used bath water.

Insect cries!

- Onitsura (From: An Introduction to Haiku, by Harold G. Henderson)

 

 


Shirao

 

comic shirao

"The beginning of autumn / decided / by the red dragonfly." - Shirao

This haiku-comic was published in The Bulletin/Geppo: a journal of Japanese Canadian Community, History & Culture (September 2013)

 


George Swede

 

"the day begins / descendants of dinosaurs / darting, singing" -- George Swede

 


Yaso

 

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In the winter storm

The cat keeps on

Blinking its eyes

- Yaso (Haiku, ed. Peter Washington, tr. R.H. Blyth)

 


 

100 haiku about frogs

 

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