Haiku – Herons

I.

sleeping at noon

the body of the blue heron

poised in nobility

(By – Basho; Translated – Earl Miner)

II.

Evening wind;

water laps

the heron’s legs

(By – Yosa Buson; Translated – Robert Hass)

 

[Great blue herons are a big attraction in my area in the springtime.]

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