kono sugatami ni itteki no umi o hashirasu
a drop of the sea run
on this full-length mirror
from “Gendai no Haiku” (Modern Haiku), edited by Shobin Hirai, Kodansha, Tokyo, 1996
Fay’s Note: Ikuya Kato (1929- ) This haiku has no kigo and is not 5-7-5 in Japanese.