Today’s Haiku (August 30, 2016)

花芙蓉くづれて今日を全うす  中村汀女

hanafuykô kuzurete kyô o mattôsu

a cotton rose

crumbles and competes

its day

                                          Teijo Nakamura

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

Fay’s Note:   Teijo Nakamura (1900-1988)

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