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


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trapped
inside my head
this dragonfly

space
  Robert Epstein - U.S.A.


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I imagine that this dragonfly has grown in the author’s head, and might start to seek a way to get out into nature. The author sees inside himself through the dragonfly's eyes too.

The head-symbol is made by the overlay of something important-existence, and the shape looks like a round head on the shoulder; also the eye-symbol is the combination of important and sensory-organ, totally shaping like a human's eye. As in these examples , the EarthLan symbols for the main parts of a human body are like simplified pictures. So it's easy to memorize them!




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