The Grasshopper and the Bell Cricket by Yasunari Kawabata

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What is the meaning of this fable?

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Actually, the fable is about the grasshopper and the ant. "On the Grasshopper and the Cricket" is a poem by John Keats. The first line of that poem says it all: "The poetry of earth is never dead." Keats...

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