Today’s Haiku (October 16, 2015)


吊柿鳥に顎なき夕べかな  飯島晴子

tsurushigaki tori ni ago naki yûbe kana

            persimmons tied in a row

            a bird without a jaw

            at dusk

                                    Haruko Iijima

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

Fay’s Note:  Haruko Iijima (1921-2000)

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