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The Cat Who Hated Water  - Haiku With Illustration by SrTw


ふ るいけや
猫 は 飛 び込む
猫ノオト

(Furuike ya
Neko wa tobikomu
Neko no oto)

(An ancient pond.
A cat jumps in.
The sound of cat)
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The Cat Who Hated Water - Haiku by *SrTw

Syllables: (ok for less formal, "western" haiku)
Line 1: 5
Line 2: 7
Line 3: 5

Mora / Moras: (necessary for pure, traditional haiku)
Line 1: 5
Line 2: 7
Line 3: 5

Haiku: by SrTw 2008. Fun version about a cat - assumption that cats hate water!!!
(Inspired by Haiku "Furuike ya..." by Matsuo Bashou)
[A rough translation of the original:
"An ancient/old pond
(A) frog jumps in.
The sound of water"]
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:icondarkgoth100:
DarkGoth100 Featured By Owner Apr 14, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I like the drawing of the cat.
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SrTw Featured By Owner Apr 16, 2014   General Artist
Thanks! ^.^
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:icondarkgoth100:
DarkGoth100 Featured By Owner Apr 16, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
You're very welcome.
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AzusaNanako Featured By Owner Feb 27, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Cool!
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SrTw Featured By Owner Feb 27, 2013   General Artist
Thank you very much!!! v(^‿^)v
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chaosqueen122 Featured By Owner Dec 21, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
:XD: cats and water just don't fit together um well maybe a turkish van...
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SrTw Featured By Owner Dec 21, 2012   General Artist
Yes definitely! They really love water and I have just read that they enjoy swimming! I think I might try a haiku variation about one! XD
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chaosqueen122 Featured By Owner Dec 21, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
:D hahah awesome
yeah they have quite a thing for water.
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SrTw Featured By Owner Dec 24, 2012   General Artist
It's very interesting thanks! :D
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:iconchaosqueen122:
chaosqueen122 Featured By Owner Dec 31, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
You are very welcome :)
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