hatsufuyu no tetsugaku no michi ichi shijin
beginning of winter
on Philosopher’s Road
from ‘Haiku,’ a monthly haiku magazine, September 2010 Issue, Kadokawa Gakugei Shuppan, Tokyo
Fay’s Note: “tetsugaku no michi” (Philosopher’s Road) is a small street located n Kyoto. It is named after Kitaro Nishida, a Japanese philosopher, who favored there to ponder.