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Sunday, February 10, 2013

Winter Solitude

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Winter Solitude

In a world of one color 
The Sound of wind. 

~ Basho 

I love how poetry, such as the haiku above, can say so much in so few words. When I read Basho's one sentence poem, I am instantly transported to a cold, quiet, lonely but beautiful place -- white landscape as far as the eye can see and a whistling wind the only sound.  Brr....

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