Wase (early rice)

Wase (early rice)

Carpe Diem Time Machine #16

inekareba ogusani akino hino ataru

harvesting the rice–
upon small grasses
falls the autumn sun.

Buson

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michi no ku no taue mite kara kaeru kari

after seeing rice planting
in remote provinces…
the geese depart

Issa

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autumn sunlight
falls on the gleaned fields
workers full of song

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early rice flowers
fragrance fills the air
I long for home

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