Lorine's cabin water lily

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Author: Harold Stewart
Title: A Net of Fireflies
Publisher: Charles E. Tuttle Company
Place of Publication: Rutland, Vermont
Year of Publication: 1960
Type of document: Book

Notes: Papers tucked into the front of the book.

First is an anniversary card signed, "Love, Julie, Gene, Bonnie". Notes written on first fold,
"Living Legend
'Now long ago there lived a wicked witch...' The withered pampas grass begins to twitch![?] -Issa"
[Dividing line]
New Year's Day
On New Year's Day, the sky has cleared
and leaves
chattering sparrow-gossip
in the eaves
-Ransetsu
[Note upside-down]
All this gone
[word crossed out] over--
some copied 0"

On another fold, a series of math problems: "9x12=108", "90+18=108", "90x3=270", "30x3=90", "40x2=80+30=110"

On another fold:
"The Poetry of Takuboku
by H.H. Honda
T. said "Poetry must not be so-called poetry. It must be accurate reports, and honest diaries relating happenings in the author's emotional life. Poems, therefore, should not be thorough and complete, but piecemeal and fragmentary."
[Break]
"Lament
Autumn loneliness: a cricket grieves
This evening in the scarecrow's ragged sleeves."
-Chigetsu

On Last fold,
Harold Steward, Australian"
Haiku
Last Signature

The moon has shown its selfless light to me;
As for this world,
I am
respectfully,
Chiyo

[Break]

Perfection
The host said not a word. The guest was distant.
And silent too, the white chrysanthemum.
-Ryota

Sacrilege
Befoe this perfect white inviolate
Chrysanthemum--the scissors hesitate!
-Buson"

On the back of a Birthday card, signed, "Julie, Gene & Bonnie":
"18x50=900", "Write Clark of Harvard"

On other fold:
"Next week
Biography of Literaria
spreads
construction paper
red & blue
or red & blue
stringed
gift paper"

Birthday card tucked in by p. 110 signed, "George, Alice, Kathy & Mike

Date last updated: 04/12/16

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