Today’s Haiku (July 20, 2015)

梅雨明の天の川見えそめにけり  加藤楸邨

tsuyuake no amanogawa miesomenikeri

            plum rain season ends

            the Milky Way

            begins to be seen

                                                Shuson Kato

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

Fay’s Note:  Shuson Kato (1905-1993)

Mid-June to mid-July is a rainy season called ‘tsuyu (plum rain)’ in Japan.

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