The reference to Shakespeare in a Japanese poem juxtaposes the two poetic traditions beautifully, while encouraging us to look up and be one with the beauty around us. –James Brandon
MY ARTIST'S STATEMENT: First, thank you very much to Dreamers
Creative Writing. I learned biology at university because I
was interested in nature and “living”. Why are we living, what is life, and how
should we live? I am still in the middle of this long way.
Shakespeare, and many poets (as well as scientists), can show us ways of living
these days by their universal thinking.
Nature and mind are connected according to
the Haiku worldview. I try to weave my will into my Haiku. My Haikus are a little conceptual and