Simply Haiku: A Quarterly Journal of Japanese Short Form Poetry
Summer 2006, vol 4 no 2

TRADITIONAL HAIGA
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a long dream
the white lily awakens
to spring moon

b'oki.

Print title: "Spring Moon"
2005 Bette Norcross Wappner

Block: All Shina plywood.
Paper: black archival
Ink: white water-based printmaking ink and methyl cellulose as binder.
Special effects: colors are chalk dust applied with a dry, fine bristle brush.
Comments: "First published in the previous online journal called "Full Moon".
The stamen inside the lily of course resembles a woman awakening to love
or to womanhood and spring arriving."


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