tsuyuake no amanogawa miesomenikeri
plum rain season ends
the Milky Way
begins to be seen
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.