General Poetry posted March 13, 2014

This work has reached the exceptional level
In memory of my teacher Alvin T. Ethington

haiku (there's a ripple)

by vickib

there's a ripple
expanding ever wider
on Basho's pond

Poem of the Month contest entry


Basho is known as the greatest master of haiku.
Basho's pond poem translated by Jane Reichhold,

an old pond
a frog jumps in
the sound of water

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