Every Thursday I publish a classic haiku from one of the Japanese haiku masters. Today’s haiku is by Masaoka Shiki.
Reminder – a haiku is a short poem in three lines of five, seven and five syllables. In translating these haiku I’ve tried to preserve that structure.
People are dreadful
They’ll even argue about
The price of orchids
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