Today’s Haiku (July 7, 2017)

ひるがほに電流かよひゐはせぬか  三橋鷹女

hirugao ni denryû kayoi wa senu ka

            bindweed…

            does it conduct

            electricity?

                                                Takajo Mitsuhashi

from “Gendai no Haiku” (“Modern Haiku”), edited by Shobin Hirai, Kodansha, Tokyo, 1996

Fay’s Note:  Takajo Mitsuhashi (1899-1972)   ‘hirugao’ (‘bindweed’ or ‘convolvulaceae’)  is a summer kigo.

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