Today’s Haiku (April 18, 2017)

納豆は有季定型ねばりけり 加藤郁乎

nattô wa yûkiteikei nebarikeri

              natto beans

              are 5-7-5 with a kigo

              and sticky

Ikuya Kato

from ‘Haidan,’ (‘Haiku Stage’) a monthly haiku magazine, August 2016 Issue, Honami Shoten, Tokyo

Fay’s Note:  Ikuya Kato (1929-2012)   ‘natto’ (sticky soy bean) is a spring kigo.

 

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