(somehow, this post was not uploaded. Fay 10/15/15)
chichi ni ko ni asu e no negai hasu no mi tobu
father and his child
have hopes for tomorrow
lotus seeds pop
from “Haiku Dai-Saijiki” (“Comprehensive Haiku Saijiki”), Kadokawa Shoten, Tokyo, 2006
Fay’s Note: Shuson Kato (1905-1993) ‘hasu no mi tobu’ (a lotus seed pops) is an autumn kigo.