Pines under the snow

I mounted together two pictures shoot at different times and slightly different angles of the same pine, in Japanese matsu covered with snow, yuki, that is a lovely name for girls as well in Japan. Photo taken in Kitakata in Januari 2005.

Yuki furite
toshi no kurenuru
toki ni koso
tsuini momijinu
matsu mo miekere.
Only at the end of the year / when the snow  spread / the white blanket / highlight to the eyes / the perennial green of the pine.
Thanks to great article of  professor Rossella Marangoni (in Italian)

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