moji no naki mukashi no arite nina no michi
there was an era
marsh snail road
from ‘Haiku Nenkan,’ (“Haiku Almanac”), January 2012 Supplement Issue of ‘Haiku,’ a monthly haiku magazine, Kadokawa Gakugei Shuppan, Tokyo
Fay’s Note: “nina” (marsh snail, a kind of shellfish) is a spring kigo.