by Masago: Rengay #47 (Jul 20-26, 2008), Verses 1-5 (of 6)
A gray cloud / drifts into the dirt — rain puddle.
A new neighbour moves in — the gopher pops down its hole.
Cuckoo, cuckoo — stillness returns to this / hot afternoon.
Clock tower — the big hand passes over / the little hand.
Totem pole at dusk — the moon slips behind.
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