Today’s Haiku (July 11, 2015)

そののちの男をすべて空蝉と   青山茂根

sono nochi no otoko o subete utsusemi to

            after that…

            all my men are

            cicada shells

                                                Mone Aoyama

from “Ganymede”, Vol. 62, December 1, 2014 issue,  Dorinsha, Tokyo, Japan

Fay’s Note:   ‘utsusemi’ (a cast-off skin of cicada), a summer kigo, also means ‘temporal life in this world.’

3 responses to “Today’s Haiku (July 11, 2015)

  1. Fantastic poem. Is there a collection with her poems available in English?
    /A

  2. That is a great shame. I would be grateful if you include some more of hers here on Blue Willow. Thank you for a great read.

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