Today’s Haiku (June 7, 2010)

水羊羹喜劇も淡き筋ぞよき        水原秋桜子

mizu-yôkan kigeki mo awaki suji zo yoki

azuki-bean jelly

I prefer a comic play

with a quiet plot

                                                Shuoshi Mizuhara

from “Gendai no Haiku” (Modern Haiku), edited by Shobin Hirai, Kodansha, Tokyo, 1996

Fay’s Note:  Shuoshi Mizuhara (1892-1981)

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