without a voice

by Fukuda Chiyo-ni

English version by Gabriel Rosenstock
Original Language Japanese

without a voice
     the heron would disappear --
          morning snow

-- from Haiku Enlightenment: New Expanded Edition, by Gabriel Rosenstock

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without a voice