Today’s Haiku (June 10, 2018)

時の日や猫の時間はゆっくりと  金指正風

toki no hi ya neko no jikan wa yukkurito

            Time Memorial Day

            cat time

            in leisure pace

                                                Shofu Kanasashi

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

Fay’s Note:   According to my saijiki, the first ‘water clock’ was set up on June 10, 671 (7th century), and in 1920, to use time wisely and improve a life, June 10 became ‘Toki no Hi.’ ( ‘Time Memorial Day” (or “Time Day”?).

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