1/20/2005

Moskitoes and Daruma

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Moskitoes and Daruma

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a mosquito
aiming noisily -
the sound of one hand


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How can Daruma meditate in peace with a moskito hovering around?

Haiku-poet Chibi has this to say:

my old ears
hear less and less -
mosquitos
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/happyhaiku/message/108

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Daruma with the pestering mosquito (moskito) has been the subject of many Kutani pottery pieces.

Have a look at many more at the Kutani album:
Nr. 49, 52, 56, 57 and more.
.... KUTANI ALBUM


And my story about tokkuri, Sake pourers with Daruma
. . Tokkuri 徳利  and Daruma



If anyone can offer an explanation about Daruma and the moskito, I would be much obliged.

Let us not forget, with all these mosquitoes around, Daruma needs a
Flywhisk (hossu 払子) !!!!!

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A little folding screen New Year Decoration





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. mosquito, ka 蚊 - the KIGO .  


the sound of one hand clapping
. KOAN and HAIKU .


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