Today’s Haiku (June 27, 2015)

蟻這はすいつか死ぬ手の裏表   秋元不死男

ari hawasu itsuka shinu te no ura omote

            let an ant craw…

            front and back sides

            of a hand which will die some day

                                    Fujio Akimoto

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

Fay’s Note:   Fujio Akimoto (1901-1977)

 

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