Today’s Haiku (August 19, 2019)

遠き死に囲まれゐたり髪洗ふ  小澤克己

tôki shi ni kakomareitari kami arau

            surrounded by

            distant deaths

            I wash my hair

                                                            Katsumi Ozawa

from “Haiku Shiki” (“Haiku Four Seasons,” a monthly haiku magazine), June 2009 Issue, Tokyo Shiki Shuppan, Tokyo

Fay’s Note:  ‘kami arau’ (washing hair) is a summer kigo

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