Today’s Haiku (March 30, 2019)

白鳥の引きし茂吉の山河かな   片山由美子

hakuchô no hikishi mokichi no sanga kana

            swans returned north

            these mountains and rivers

            of Mokichi’s land

                                                Yumiko Katayama

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

Fay’s Note:  Mokichi Saito (1882-1953) is one of the prominent tanka poets in Japan.   He was born in Yamagata Prefecture.

One response to “Today’s Haiku (March 30, 2019)

  1. Reblogged this on Frank J. Tassone and commented:
    #Haiku Happenings #8: Fay Aoyagi’s Today’s Haiku features Yumiko Katayama!

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s