Today’s Haiku (November 7, 2011)

干傘に日影の迫る葉鶏頭    片山由美子

hoshigasa ni hikage no semaru hageitô

sun’s shadow reaching

an umbrella out to dry—

Joseph’s coat

                                                Yumiko Katayama

from ‘Haiku,’ a monthly haiku magazine, September 2010  Issue, Kadokawa Gakugei Shuppan, Tokyo

Fay’s Note:   “hageitô” (“Joseph’s coat” or “Amaranthus tricolor”) is an autumn kigo.

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