Peony Lantern

Peony Lantern

Carpe Diem #1356 The Peony Lantern (Japanese fairy-tale)

 

after the storm
peonies blossoms bow low
weighted with tears

Lafcadio_Hearn_-_The_Peony_Lantern_-_1899.jpg
Lafcadio Hearn [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

morning dew
graces the samurai’s sword
rust sets in

 

 

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