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Plum Blossoms

Only slight taste of it — Spring makes its Bronx debut With ume and orchids — Photo and Haiku (after Basho) by David Elpern In Shochikubai: Three Friends of Winter we met the pine, the bamboo, and the plum blossom (bai, or … Continue reading

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Shochikubai: Three Friends of Winter

SHO —         CHIKU —         and BAI —         We all get by with a little help from our friends — and since ancient times each of these “three friends … Continue reading

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