Aided by magical creatures from Japanese myths, Mitsuko, a young girl in the imperial court of twelfth-century Japan, bravely ventures to the netherworld to search for her sister’s wandering spirit.
Collection of small poems-haiku-by the haiku master, Issa. These Haiku bring to light the preciousness of this moment, and the wonder of today. Poem by poem, the cycle of this family’s life together unfolds with moments of simple joy and difficult loss-moments.
In this collection of haiku, a young girl walks through a Japanese garden and discovers many delights, from one leaf to ten stone lanterns. Includes notes about Japanese religion and philosophy.