Haikus III

A regal carpet
Of red... blossom beneath the

A celestial choir
Heralds the awakening
From the misty dawn

Through-out the summer
The changing colour of the weeds...
Amongst the grasses

So pristine the leaves
Of the "Basho" glistening...
Under the full moon

The Tui's lament
Not drowned by the river's
Frolic-some singing

On his back drunk from
Eating too many apples...
The neighbors lost pig