Today’s Haiku (May 8, 2012)

プラタナス夜もみどりなる夏は来ぬ   石田破郷

puratanasu yo mo midori naru natsu wa kinu

a plane tree

still green at night

summer comes

                                                Hakyo Ishida

from “Haiku Dai-Saijiki” (“Comprehensive Haiku Saijiki”), Kadokawa Shoten, Tokyo, 2006

Fay’s Note:  Ishida Hakyo (1913-1969)

 

One response to “Today’s Haiku (May 8, 2012)

  1. snowbirdpress

    When the plane trees are in blossom around here they are alive with bees. It’s as if there’s a bee in every blossom and the whole tree buzzes. It’s quite a sight.

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