Today’s Haiku (January 27, 2017)

枯蓮の水面やうやく平らなり  中村汀女

karehasu no minamo yôyaku taira nari

            withered lotuses

            the water surface

            flat at last

                                    Teijo Nakamura

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:  Teijo Nakamura (1900-1988)

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