(Photo by Brian Adler: Wikipedia)
The cherry blossom
began in Kazan’s reign* and
marks the resting place of one
who preferred to be a monk.
- Emperoro Kazan
I understand that there are three levels of shrines:
Upper/ First Rank : 7 examples
Middle : 7
Lower : 7 (plus 1)
I am going to go through each shrine and try to write a boussokusekika
for each. 5,7,5,7,7,7 syllable pattern.
(Photo by N yotarou, 2008)
here is your Sacred Mirror;
it reflects the truth:
though damaged by fire, its ash
was used to make it anew.
The goddess Amaterasu emerging from a cave.
Photo by Naparazzi, Jan 2014; (Wikipedia)
Poor Joe Root,
he got a ‘peach’ and now he’s oot.
Someone’s * tweeted he’s not the ticket
and will be the shortest reigned captain in English cricket.
Might not be true – he (Joe) may redeem himself yet.