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ReadOasis Step 2 (Part 1) An old man is walking along a rocky river bed. He is a traveller, but he is carrying only... The Meaning of Haiku

ReadOasis Step 2
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An old man is walking along a rocky river bed. He is a traveller, but he is carrying only a few things. He can hear the songs of birds and the breath of the wind. The sound of the River Fuji is clear in his ears. It’s the voice of fresh water running over rocks. But as he walks, he hears another voice. Its cry is out of place with the sounds of the forest.

He moves forward, and the small cry becomes louder and clearer. Then he sees the source of that strange voice. It...

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