Today’s Haiku (December 2, 2015)

湯豆腐やいのちのはてのうすあかり   久保田万太郎

yudôfu ya inochi no hate no usuakari

            simmering tofu–

            a dim light

            at the end of life

                                                Mantaro Kubota

from “Nihon Dai-Saijiki” (“Japanese Comprehensive Saijiki”) ,  eedited by Shuoshi Mizuhara, Shuson Kato and Kenkichi Yamamoto, published by Kodansha, Tokyo, Japan, 1981

Fay’s Note:  Mantaro Kubota (1889-1963)

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