lit fish stall
open mouths darken
in the night
Author’s note: This video shows the last days of the Fulton Fish Market in New York.
—martin gottlieb cohen
Issue 10.3 | 27 October 2010
Being a Brit, here's a link to the famous Billingsgate Fish Market: http://www.cityoflondon.gov.uk/corporation/LGNL_S…
gum also cold
fish 's shop
Basho trans. David Landis Barnhill
Basho's Haiku: Selected Poems of Matsuo Basho
State University of New York Press (Aug 2004)
outside a quayside café
1.) International Kusamakura Haiku Contest Nov. 1998 Nyuusen Prize
2.) 3LIGHTS ‘Nocturne’ January 1st – March 31st 2008
Good work, sharp, gnarly.
how about leaving out:
Great idea! I really enjoyed both vid and haiku!
Alan, that Basho translation by Barnhill is a bit confusing!
It's not perfect is it?
I've read better ones in books, but I'm away from my library, and couldn't locate a better one online.
Can you find one, or anyone help?
In the fish shop
The gums of the salted sea bream
Composing Zen Haiku: Training to Make Sense
Journal article by Stewart W. Holmes; ETC.: A Review of General Semantics, Vol. 52, 1995
the bow lanterns fade
in the dawn
i love this! thank you for sharing this detail.
I remember when it was in lower Manhattan and passed it all the time on the F.D.R. drive (East River Drive). You could smell it ten blocks away, LOL. Strange about Intense Debate…
Thank You and Good Luck,
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