The pine branches hang downby Santoka (Santoka Taneda)
English version by John Stevens
Original Language Japanese
The pine branches hang down
Heavy with the chant:
Hail to the Bodhisattva of Compassion!
|-- from Mountain Tasting: The Haiku and Journals of Santoka Taneda, by Santoka Taneda / Translated by John Stevens|
|Mountain Tasting: The Haiku and Journals of Santoka Taneda||For All My Walking: Free-Verse Haiku Teneda Santoka with Excerpts from His Diary|