Riell Books

Rain Falling Quietly

Edward Rielly wrote this meditative book (Wind Chimes Minibook, 1985) partly in thrall to Basho’s Oku no Hosomichi, which he quotes and to which his poems respond.
--The Haiku Foundation

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rain falling quietly—
I let the maples
be my overcoat

thinking about Abutsu
while my mother picks flowers
for father's grave

winter comes,
white flowers blooming
on my window

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