Today’s Haiku (September 19, 2016)

老人の日や敬ひて呉れるなよ  草間時彦

rôjin no hi ya uyamaite kureruna yo

Respect the Elderly Day—

please do not

respect me

                              Tokihiko Kusama

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.

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