Today’s Haiku (May 23, 2015)

七時まだ日の落ちきらず柿若葉  久保田万太郎

shichiji mada hi no ochikirazu kakiwakaba

the sun has not completely set

at seven o’clock

young persimmon leaves

                                    Mantaro Kubota

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

Fay’s Note:  Mantaro Kubota (1889-1963)

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