Today’s Haiku (November 23, 2016)

暖炉昏(くら)し壺の椿を投げ入れよ   三橋鷹女

danro kurashi tsubo no tsubaki o nageireyo

dark fireplace…

throw a camellia in the vase

into it!

                                                Takajo Mitsuhashi

from “Nihon Dai-Saijiki” (“Japanese Comprehensive Saijiki”) ,  edited by Shuoshi Mizuhara, Shuson Kato and Kenkichi Yamamoto, published by Kodansha, Tokyo, Japan, 1981

Fay’s Note:   Takajo Mitsuhashi (1899-1972)

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