Carpe Diem #737 since the cherry blossoms

Takekuma’s
pine shows him
late cherries                  © Kyohaku

The pine of Takekuma was famous in poem and fact because it was split into two trunks. In an earlier version of this poem the first five sound units were: chiri-useru “cherry blossoms have completely fallen away.

since the cherry blossoms
I’ve waited three months to see
the twin-trunk pine                  © Basho (Tr. Jane Reichhold)

My  attempts ……………………………………….

no blooms again
disturbed by the move –
my peony bush

 

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under summer trees
all season I long 
to see stars

 

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