Thursday, March 09, 2006

near Ashino, Japan
The monk, Saigyô, immortalized a certain willow in poetry.
The poet monk Saigyô

saigyo's willow -
the sound of purple
with a tiny frog

Alan Summers

image©Naked Haijin Productions


Blogger Janet said...

This one is appealing to me, illustration and haiku.

2:53 PM  
Blogger Area 17 said...

Thanks janet! This is a collaboration with an artist friend who still insists after all these years in remaining anonymous.

I often do collaborations, with artists or non-artists! (-;

3:12 PM  

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