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A Cicada Shell
(1644 - 1694 / Iga Province / Japan)

A Cicada Shell

A cicada shell;
it sang itself
utterly away.


Translated by R.H. Blyth

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Comments (3)

Super duper
Wonderful one cicada shell, never thought about!
this is my favorite haiku.