11/26/2010

Crow on a bare branch

Kare eda ni
Karasu no tomari keri,
Aki no kure.

A branch shorn of leaves,
A crow perching on it--
This autumnal eve.


~haiku by Basho from Zen and Japanese Culture, D.T. Suzuki

14 comments:

betchai said...

another beautiful picture from you Diane, and love the haiku you chose to go with the picture.

Amin said...

Beautiful sepia...

Amin said...

Nazuna is beautiful ...one of the Your old posts

Magpie said...

Which came first...the photo or the haiku? Very Poe-like.

Amin said...

All photos are beautiful....

LauraX said...

lovely Diane:)

Pete said...

great post
have a great week

Amin said...

Black crow...

EG Wow said...

The photo and haiku are so well matched!

Amin said...

I love the birds...

nothingprofound said...

What a lovely blog! Wonderful word and photo combinations.

Boonie S said...

Amazing photo. Cool words too.

Have a nice day, Boonie

Mrs Murphy said...

Hi Diane - I wondered if you would allow me to use this photo as a reference for a painting.

Diane AZ said...

Hi Mrs. Murphy - Yes, feel free to use the crow on branch photo.