Freedom

When the haiku poet Basho walked the narrow road to the deep north it is probable he wore a coat made of paper.   During the Edo period in Japan many people wore  Shiroishi Washi clothing.   These clothes were made from washi paper that had been treated with vegetable oils to make it waterproof.     making paper clothes in rural Japan

paper coat

prompt:  https://frankjtassone.com/2018/01/13/haikai-challenge-16-1-13-18-freedom-haiku-senryu-tanka-haibun-renga-haiga/

 

 

 

 

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