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Last updated: 06/01/2010 01:46 AM
cool dawn

cool dawn ~ 
an old Indian picking
young greens


picking young greens (wakanatsumi), One of the oldest Japanese traditions, recorded in the earliest literature. Retains its meaning today, even though the New Year and beginning of spring no longer coincide. The 'greens' are the 'seven herbs', above. [New Year]


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