Today’s Haiku (November 29, 2011)

白さざんか微風となっている夫です   尾田明子
shiro-sazanka bifû to natteiru otto desu
                    white sazanqua—
                    my husband becomes
                    a gentle breeze
                                                                             Akiko Oda
from “Gendai Saijiki” (Modern Saijiki), edited by Tôta Kaneko, Momoko Kuroda and Ban’ya Natsuishi, Seisei Shuppan, Tokyo 1997


2 responses to “Today’s Haiku (November 29, 2011)

  1. I had to google sazanqua, but once I had an image of the blossom, the whole poem became a story. Lovely.

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