bamboo shoot

emitting light
bamboo shoot was
peeled off

original haiku "たけのこひかりはなって むかれたり" (converted to modern orthography)
composed by WATANABE Suiha (1882-1946)
roughly translated by the blog owner

This haiku might hint the Japanese oldest story named "Taketori monogatari" in which princess Kaguya was born from a mysterious shining bamboo.

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