Today’s Haiku (May 11, 2016)

子に母にましろき花の夏来る  三橋鷹女

ko ni haha ni hashiroki hana no natsu kitaru

              white flowers

              for a child and a mother

              summer comes

                                          Takajo Mitsuhashi

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

Fay’s Note:   Takajo Mitsuhashi (1899-1972)

Summer in haiku, according to Japanese saijiki, begins around May 6.

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