rôjin no hi ya uyamaite kureruna yo
Respect the Elderly Day—
please do not
from ‘Haiku,’ a monthly haiku magazine, January 2015 Issue, Kabushiki Kaisha Kadokawa, Tokyo
Fay’s Note: Tokihiko Kusama (1920-2003)
Third Monday in September is the Day to Respect the Elderly in Japan.