A Bell at Sunset – Tanka – May 17, 2015

silence
yet the birds are chaotic
in the courtyard

this early dawn though bright
is shaded in sadness

© G.sk. ‘15

§§§§

bell at sunset
also was not heard
a spring evening

© Basho (trans. Jane Reichhold)

no bell ringing
what do the villagers do
on a spring evening

© Basho (trans. Jane Reichhold)

Written for Carpe Diem Haiku Kai – A Bell At Sunset

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