Today’s Haiku (March 24, 2017)

ほんの少し家賃下りぬ蜆汁   渡辺水巴

honno sukoshi yachin kudarinu shijimijiru

            my rent goes down

            a tiny bit…

            shijimi shell soup

                                                Suiha Watanabe

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

Fay’s Note:  Suiha Wtanabe (1882-1946)  ‘shijimi’ shell is a spring kigo.

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