Today’s Haiku (April 16, 2016)

雨に散る花や川端康成忌  石塚友二

ame ni chiru hana ya kawabata yasunari ki

              falling cherry blossom

              in the rain—

              Yasunari Kawabata Memorial Day

                                          Yuji Ishizuka

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

Fay’s Note:  Yasunari Kawabata (1899-1972), the first Japanese novelist won Nobel Literature Award died on April 16.

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