Posts tagged ‘Matsuo Basho’
“Being able to breathe underwater would be sweet.” ―Cameron Bright
Even without the Japanese sound effects, a 17th-century haiku named for an amphibian, makes a big splash.
Old pond! / a frog jumps in / water’s sound
―Frog haiku by Matsuo Bashō; English translation by Robert Aitken
“Adding sound to movies would be like putting lipstick on the Venus de Milo.” –Mary Pickford
“If it’s a good movie, the sound could go off and the audience would still have a perfectly clear idea of what was going on.” ―Alfred Hitchcock Read more
“Every day is a journey, and the journey itself is home.” –Matsuo Basho
We rock-and-roll home on a tongue-in-cheek prayer, in Janice Joplin’s Mercedes Benz, and swing home with a band of angels, in a gospel choir’s sweet chariot.