Bush clover and The Hermit Reversed: Eva

07 July Bush Clover_01d 07 July Bush Clover_02d 07 July Bush Clover_03d 07 July Bush Clover_04d

The dew falls away
From the leaves of fresh clover
As you pass through it
Your feet feel sand—broken shells
Finally—you touch the waves

(for Eva)

Depth charge: For examples of traditional Japanese poetry featuring bush clover, click on the red ribbon card above. For brief explanations of the symbols in Hanafuda, click on the wild boar card above.

This year for my birthday we are having fun with Hanafuda and Tarot cards.

To see all the Hanafuda/Tarot tanka posted to date, click here.

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