Today’s Haiku (June 23, 2011)

捕虫網踏みぬ夜更の子の部屋に   石田破郷 

hochûami fuminu yofuke no ko no heya ni)

                        I step on

                        an insect-catch net

                        midnight room of my son

                                                                        Hakyo Ishida

from “Haiku” (a monthly haiku magazine) June 2011  Issue, Kadokawa Gakugei Shuppan, Tokyo

Fay’s Note:   This haiku was in a haiku collection “Haru-Arashi” (“Spring Storm”),  published in 1957.

hochûami  (a net to catch insects)’  is a summer kigo


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