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Momiji07aJapan’s trees are flaming up in autumn. Not unlike sakura season, people go to the temples, zen gardens, mountains to gaze at the red maple leaves (momiji).

This color marks a year of my life in Japan.

I did not prepare many materials to write for this post. Instead, I chose to write a free-form Haiku (traditional Japanese poetry) to seal this season.

 

 

memory betrays

why does this heart burn for you ?

remind me, red leaves

 

 

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p.s Momiji season is practically can be enjoyed all over this country, but the best of Japan are: Tofukuji in Kyoto and Miyajima in Hiroshima.

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