Today’s Haiku (January 9, 2011)

一月の汚れやすくてかなしき手   黒田杏子

ichigatsu no yogoreyasukute kanashiki te

January

hands that are easy

to get dirty and sad

Momoko Kuroda

 from “Gendai Saijiki” (Modern Saijiki), edited by Tôta Kaneko, Momoko Kuroda and Ban’ya Natsuishi, Seisei Shuppan, Tokyo 1997

2 responses to “Today’s Haiku (January 9, 2011)

  1. Merrill Ann Gonzales

    Fay, I’m about to do just that! Oh, how we begin the year with expectations and then have to confront reality… dirty and sad it is… yet there is still the hope that the year will have something in it to nourish us along the way.

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