Today’s Haiku (June 20, 2016)

焼酎とヴィヴィアン・リーに溺れし日  古畑恒雄

shôchû to vivian lii ni oboreshi hi

the days

I lost my head over

shochu spirits and Vivian Lee

                                          Tsuneo Furuhata

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

Fay’s Note: ‘shôchû’, a summer kigo, is Japanese spirits distilled from sweet potatoes, rice. etc.

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