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Thought for the week… #51

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The world of dew

A world of dew it is indeed.

And yet, and yet…

Kobayashi Issa

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  1. Well, yes a bit hermetic and obscure. This Japanese haiku master wrote it after the death of his infant daughter. Essentially, although we could go on forever in this disquisition, it means: the world is ephemeral, full of beauty but also tragedy. Which we knew. I like poems, especially succinct ones, and I oftentimes inflict them on others, like in this case

    September 22, 2013
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    • Blimey Wah … disquisition … damn!

      September 24, 2013
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      • Yeah, well, showing off my vocabulary there

        September 24, 2013
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  2. Ah yes. I recognise this! It’s one of those poem things I don’t understand 😉

    September 21, 2013
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