Today’s Haiku (March 17, 2017)

沈丁や死相あらはれ死相きえ   川端茅舎

jinnchô ua shisô araware shisô kie

            daphnes—

            the shadow of death on the face

            appears and disappears

                                                            Bosha Kawabata

from “Haiku Dai-Saijiki” (“Comprehensive Haiku Saijiki”), Kadokawa Shoten, Tokyo, 2006

Fay’s Note:  Bosha Kawabata (1900-1941)

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