Today’s Haiku (March 12, 2017)

鷹鳩に化して自国を護る神   宮本壮太郎

taka hato ni kashite jikoku o mamoru kami

            a hawk changes into a pigeon

            and deity to defend

            its own country

                                                Sotaro Miyamoto

from ‘Sanko” (‘Mountain Light’), a haiku collection of Sotaro Miyamoto, Furansu-do, Tokyo, 2012

Fay’s Note:  ‘taka hato ni kasu’ (hawk becomes a pigeon) is one of 72 seasons and a spring kigo.

 

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