Today’s Haiku (April 3, 2011)

夕桜ときに背鰭の如きもの   鳴戸奈菜

yûzakura tokini sebire no gotoki mono

cherry blossoms at dusk

sometimes a thing

like a dorsal fin

                                            Nana Naruto

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

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