The Old Pond

The Old Pond

Troiku Challenge #1 “The Old Pond” (Basho)

 

old pond
frog jumps in
sound of water                               © Basho

 

the old pond
shimmers in the moonlight
a cicada hums

 

a frog jumps in
startling us
laughter rings

 

sound of water
gently lapping the bank
as stillness returns

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