“Little snail, inch by inch, climb Mt. Fuji!” haiku by Issa

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little snail inch by inch climb Mt. Fujii Issa

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A timely reminder…
inch by inch,
little bit, by little bit,
patience, courage and persistence,
climb Mt. Fuji

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…little snail…

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15 Responses to “Little snail, inch by inch, climb Mt. Fuji!” haiku by Issa

  1. seeker says:

    that will take forever for the snail to reach the top should it survive the elements. Love the metaphor.

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  2. ah yes….little snail on a lifetime path…. there we all are with it, too.

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  3. nrhatch says:

    Inch by inch . . . life’s a cinch.
    Yard by yard . . . life is hard.

    Lovely haiku.

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  4. becca givens says:

    This reminds me of one of my favorite Quotes … “With perseverance, even the snail made it to the Ark!” 😀 Thank you for the timely reminder.

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  5. sufilight says:

    I had missed this post! This is a great reminder for me as patience is not one of my virtues, but working on releasing this . When I get impatient with goals, I will remember the snail.

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  6. roweeee says:

    I just came across this Haiku for the first time today and love it and stumbled across your post. Isn’t it inspirational! xx Rowena

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