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Unkenruf,Call of Toads,Grito de Sapos

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Unkenruf,Call of Toads,Grito de Sapos

Auf stillem Wasser
So im sanften Mondlicht
Der Ruf der Unken


On quiet water
There in the gentle moonlight
The call of the toads


De agua tranquilo
En suave luz de la luna
Los gritod de sapos

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  1. Date: 1/23/2011 11:27:00 AM
    I can see and hear the scene that you have described..Enjoyed..I am glad that I chose this one to read this afternoon..Your presence at my work today delighted me..Thanks for stopping by and commenting on my work...Sara

  1. Date: 1/23/2011 9:15:00 AM
    modern haiku need only have 17 OR LESS english syllables for the "sound" count was meant for Japanese "sound" it is the modern way to focus on short long short & the single image/ prayer with a surprise feeling or sense brought about after the "cut" of the same singular image. Lovely singlular image above, yet very senstence like and no cut Gert? May your days fill with such beauty! Light & Love

  1. Date: 1/21/2011 8:59:00 AM
    And yet another pretty one! Definitely for my favs. list. Take care and thanks for sharing all the pretty pictures, Gert. Love, Annalise

  1. Date: 1/20/2011 4:21:00 PM
    Cute one, hey I have been meaning to ask you. Do you actually experience these many haiku you write, or are you imagining a lot of them?

  1. Date: 1/20/2011 3:53:00 PM
    Wonderful images creating a pleasant picture, Gert

  1. Date: 1/20/2011 10:40:00 AM
    Oh, Gert, you really have me smiling now! Needed this uplifting poem and you sure delivered. How I'd love to stand beneath the moonlight by the side of a lake and hear the delightful croaking of the toads. Magnificent haiku, my friend! Love, Carolyn

  1. Date: 1/20/2011 9:07:00 AM
    I enjoyed reading your excellent poetry this morning Gert. Thank you for your kind comments always Gert. Wishing you a wonderful day. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 1/20/2011 6:29:00 AM
    Expressive and can almost hear their sound Gert with this lovely Haiku... when weather is warmer here .. we have a lake close by and hear them nightly... yes those after death experience and rebirth shows are awesome and interesting and informative.. doesn't everyone want to know what happens? good day my friend..so dear with luv.

  1. Date: 1/20/2011 4:59:00 AM
    Gert, this has such a tranquil feel to it.. awesome haiku :) Hoop jou week is 'n stunning een ;)