Today’s Haiku (December 2, 2010)

熱燗の夫にも捨てし夢あらむ   西村和子

atsukan no tsuma nimo suteshi yume aran

my husband with hot sake

he, too, must have

a dream he gave up

Kazuko Nishimura


from “Gendai Haiku Hyakunin Nijukku” (“Modern Haiku: 20 Haiku per100 Poets”), edited by Kazuo Ibaraki, Kiyoko Uda, Nenten Tsubouchi, Kazuko Nishimura, You-shorin, Nagano, 2004

3 responses to “Today’s Haiku (December 2, 2010)

  1. I don’t know what to say…
    I’ve had sake only once or twice. But for my dreams…

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  3. Wow, stunning haiku, thank you for the translation, Fay!

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