Sakura Season

Yoshino sakura at Burrard SkyTrain

Yoshino Sakura at Burrard SkyTrain Station in Vancouver, Canada

姥桜咲くや老後の思ひ出
ubazakura sakuya rougo no omoiide

The leafless cherry,
Old as a toothless woman,
Blooms in flowers,
Mindful of its youth.

Matsuo Basho 1644 – 1694

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