Today’s Haiku (January 1, 2011)

初旅や星の砕くる音に醒め           冨田拓也

hatsu-tabi ya hoshi no kudakuru oto ni same

first trip of the year—

awoken by a sound

of stars being smashed

Takuya Tomita


from “Shinsen 21” ,  (“New Selection 21,” an anthology of the haiku poets under 40-year-olds) edited by Bansei Tsukushi, Yasuko Tsushima, Leona Takayama, You-shorin, Nagano, Japan, December 2009

Fay’s Note:   The word ‘hoshi’ (‘star’ or ‘stars’) can be singular.

One response to “Today’s Haiku (January 1, 2011)

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