Today’s Haiku (September 14, 2015)

肩に来て茂吉の国の赤とんぼ  前島みき

kata ni kite mokichi no kuni no akatombo

            coming to my shoulder

            a red dragonfly

            in Mokichi country

                                                Miki Maeshima

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

Fay’s Note:   Mokichi Saito (1882-1953) was one of prominent tanka poets in Japan.

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