Today’s Haiku (June 24, 2011)

身のなかのまつ暗がりの蛍狩り   河原枇杷男 

mi no naka no makkuragari no hotaru-gari

                        pitch darkness

                        inside of me

                        my firefly hunt

                                                            Biwao Kawahara

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

Fay’s Note:   This haiku was in a haiku collection “Chôchû-Ron” (“Birds’ Cosmos Discipline”),  published in 1968.

firefly’  is a summer kigo

One response to “Today’s Haiku (June 24, 2011)

  1. Pingback: Across the Haikuverse, No. 21: Mad Libs Edition « Red Dragonfly

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