(15/07/56 / Curragh Camp, Co. Kildare, Eire.)

' ' ' ' Basho Updated(For Byran)

New pond.
Young boys go splash...splash &...splash!
Old frog croaks: 'Fcuk off! '

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Sneezing like a haiku!
'Basho...ah...Basho! ' 'Bless you! '
voice in the kitchen calls.

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Plural of hiaku
is: Haiku. People get it
wrong...oops...write haikus.

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This stems from Bashos famous poem

furuike ya / kawazu tobikomu / mizu no oto

Old pond...
a frog leaps in
water's sound

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There are a lot of sounds and images accociated with the childhood and youth in this short poem that it made me laugh and feel good immediately: D