Today’s Haiku (July 17, 2017)

白牡丹の白を窮めし光かな  富安風生

shiro botan no shiro o kiwameshi hikari kana

            white peony…

            its light

            in extreme white

                                                Fusei Tomiyasu

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

Fay’s Note:  Fusei Tomiyasu (1885-1979)

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