Today’s Haiku (June 2, 2012)

若楓おほぞら死者にひらきけり   奥坂まや

wakakaede ôzora shisha ni hiraki keri

young maple leaves

the blue sky opens

to the dead

                        Maya Okuzaka

from ‘Haiku,’ a monthly haiku magazine, June 2012 Issue, Kadokawa Gakugei Shuppan, Tokyo

Fay’s note:   This haiku originally appeared in “Haha No Kuni”(“Country of My Deceased Mother”), a haiku collection of the poet, published in 2011

 

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