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#Haikai Challenge #143: Choose-your-own Summer Kigo — one night in June

#Haiku Happenings #4: Jade Li’s latest #haikai poem for my current #haikai challenge!

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(Japan) by Kitagawa Utamaro woodblock print. Art And Illustration, Geisha Kunst, Geisha Art, Japanese Artwork, Japanese Prints, Japanese History, Japanese Culture, Art Occidental, Art Chinoisby Kitagawa Utamaro (1753-1806)

short cool night
wellspring mists settle
frogs huddle
in the mud

the silver kimono falls
from her warm shoulders

Frank J. Tassone is the host of Haikai Challenge.  Frank says:
Write the haikai poem of your choice (haiku, senryu, haibun, tanka, haiga, renga, etc.) that alludes to the summer (or winter) kigo that you select from The Five Hundred Essential Season Words.

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