Today’s Haiku (January 19, 2020)

鴨なけり枯穂の金がひた眩し   加藤楸邨

kamo nakeri kareho no kin ga hita mabushi

duck calls

how bright the gold

on withered spike

                                                            Shuson Kato

from “Nihon Dai-Saijiki” (“Japanese Comprehensive Saijiki”), edited by Shuoshi Mizuhara, Shuson Kato, and Kenkichi Yamamoto, published by Kodansha, Tokyo, Japan, 1981

Fay’s Note:   Shuson Kato (1905-1993)

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