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A Hundred Gourds 2:4 September 2013
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Haiku in Earth Language


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frosted cobwebs ...
Grandma embroiders
the past

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  Claire Everett - U.K.


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Frosted cobwebs are beautiful, although spiders are actually not there in this frozen season. Through the beauty and absence of the owners, the author recalls her grandma and her embroidery. In the pictograph, her grandma is overlapped with a spider on the web.

Spider can be shown by two simpler symbols connected with hyphen: bag-8 legs. But don't you think that the single spider symbol looks like a spider? So many EarthLan symbols miraculously happen to look like a simplified picture of each meaning, even though they’re made from an overlay of the elemental meaning bases.

You can see more insects and their EarthLan symbols here.




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