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Shiki Tanka #2

縁先に 玉巻く 芭蕉玉解けて 五尺の緑手水鉢を掩ふ

On the veranda edge
a rolled-up plantain leaf unfurled, and its five feet of green
covered my wash basin.

Nick Giampietro

Nick Giampietro

Nick graduated from Portland State University with a degree in Japanese Literature and a minor in English, and works as a Software Engineer in Portland. He lives with his wife, son, and dog-of-a-cat.

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