Sunday, April 19, 2009

26

A caterpillar
this deep in autumn
still not a butterfly

-Matsuo Basho

13 comments:

  1. Less a caterpillar, more a Bombyx Mori.

    Happy Birthday!

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  2. Maybe it has transformed!
    The butterfly spreads its newly found freedom and flies away.. :-)

    Happppy Birthday, Prabhu. :-) :-)
    Here's wishing you an awesome year ahead, and here's hoping that all your dreams come true! :-) Cheers!

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  3. Many happy returns Prabhu! Wishing you a great year ahead! :)

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  4. Yennadhu nesmavey msp is 26 years old ? Arasey, please pass an immediate order to increase his age.

    BNB (whose inferiority complex just increased by a couple of orders of magnitude)

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  5. Thank you compli.
    //Less a caterpillar, more a Bombyx Mori.//
    You surely did mean to be kind than kind of be mean. I mean I know what you mean :-)

    Thank you Divya. Kind of the words of the wise.

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  6. //Happy Birthday, Booyee!!!//
    Thank you aNNAthE !

    Thank you o-n-c and Padma :-)

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  7. Thank you BNB.
    Reminds me of the nightblind GM in Chinnathambi, to whom a greater degree of virtue is attributed than is the case :-)

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  8. Belated vAzthukkaL-NE! :-D

    //You surely did mean to be kind than kind of be mean. I mean I know what you mean :-) //

    ROTFL!

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  9. //A caterpillar
    this deep in autumn
    still not a butterfly//

    and I can relate it to spirituality. I guess something is wrong with me, I wear blue glasses and everything looks blue.

    Deep words. thanks.

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  10. Nothing wrong SP :-)

    It is pretty spiritual. Much as one is advised not to go into the metaphors in Haikus, we all continue to search for metaphors which heighten how we can better relate to the poems.

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