Today’s Haiku (January 23, 2020)

冬薔薇やわが掌が握るわが生涯   野澤節子

fuyubara ya waga te ga nigiru waga shôgai

winter roses—

my hands control

my life

                                                Setsuko Nozawa

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:  Setsuko Nozawa (1920-1955)

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