Today’s Haiku (May 30, 2016)

濃き墨のかはきやすさよ青嵐  橋本多佳子

koki sumi no kawakiyasusa yo aoarashi

how easy

thick sumi ink dries!

blue summer gale

                                          Takako Hashimoto

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

Fay’s Note:   Takako Hashimoto (1899-1963)

aoarashi’ (blue gale), a strong wind blowing when trees green leaves are abandon, is a summer kigo

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