Today’s Haiku (January 11, 2012)

寒の月白炎曳いて山をいづ   飯田蛇笏

kan no tsuki hakuen hiite yama o izu

              dragging a white flame

              a winter moon leaves

              the mountain

                                                                      Dakotsu Iida

from ‘Haiku,’ a monthly haiku magazine, December 2011  Issue, Kadokawa Gakugei Shuppan, Tokyo

Fay’s Note:  This haiku is from “Kakyo no Kiri” (“Fog in My Land”, a haiku collection by the poet), published in 1956

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