Today’s Haiku (October 2, 2021)

縄文人踏みし土なり曼珠沙華   小笠原弘子

jômon-jin fumishi tsuchi nari manjushage

            the ground

            the Jomon people stepped on…

            spider lilies  

                                    Hiroko Ogasawara

from Haidan (Haiku Stage), a monthly haiku magazine, December 2015 Issue, Honami Shoten, Tokyo

Fay’s Note:  The Jomon period was believed to start 12,000 or 13,000 years ago in Japan.

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