Today’s Haiku (June 23, 2016)

断崖も海も語り部沖縄忌   中村富子

dangai mo umi mo kataribe okinawaki

              cliffs and sea

              with their stories to tell…

              Okinawa Memorial Day

                                          Tomiko Nakamura

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

Fay’s Note:  June 23 is a day to remember the Battle of Okinawa during WWII.

About 100,000 civilians lost their lives.

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