2017年9月11日月曜日

Tanka 短歌 ......Mizuhiki 水引


紅白に縁(よ)りを絡ませ水引の藪草のなか這ひ咲きにける

red and white

entwining one another
mizuhiki blooms
creeping in the bushes
...the ties of love
※About " Mizuhiki 水引", it is a Japanese word. It has two meanings. 
One is the strings used for gifts. While we Japanese use the red & white Mizuhiki for celebrations and thanks, we use the black & white one for funerals.
The other meaning is a flower name. It is jumpseed/ Persicaria filiformis. Mizuhiki Flower is said to be named after Mizuhiki for gifts.



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秋探し
野道の先を
トボトボと
紅白分かち
一つになりて

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野外:
世外桃源我中意 , 山清水秀在這裡;
曲徑通幽引人痴 , 雜草叢生上天賜.
桃紅柳綠鳥吱吱 , 細水長流千萬里;
五彩繽紛花開季 , 爭奇鬥艷香撲鼻.

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