Today’s Haiku (August 8, 2011)

爆心地ここと夾竹桃燃ゆる   浅見春苑

bakushinchi koko to kyôchikutô moyuru

            telling a location

            of the hypocenter

            oleanders’ burning red

                                                            Shunen Asami           

from “Haiku Shiki” (“Haiku Four Seasons,” a monthly haiku magazine) ,  July  2010 Issue, Tokyo Shiki Shuppan, Tokyo


Fay’s Note:    Oleanders were the first flowers which started to bloom in Hiroshima after August 6, 1945.


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