Today’s Haiku (December 4, 2010)

新世紀とは冬川も急ぎゐる   岩岡中正

shin-seiki towa fuyu-gawa mo isogi iru

new century…

the winter river hastens

its pace, too

Nakamasa Iwaoka

 

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

One response to “Today’s Haiku (December 4, 2010)

  1. Merrill Ann Gonzales

    I love the way this one sees the passage of time as the river…that’s a very deep understanding… with many implications… Wonderful.

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