Today’s Haiku (December 31, 2016)

父祖の地に闇のしづまる大晦日  飯田蛇笏

fuso no chi ni yami no shizumaru ômisoka

darkness becomes quiet

in my ancestor’s land

New Year’s Eve

                                                Dakotsu Iida

from ‘Haiku,’ a monthly haiku magazine, May 2016 Issue, Kabushiki Kaisha Kadokawa, Tokyo

Fay’s Note:  Dakotsu Iida (1885-1962)

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