Today’s Haiku (October 22, 2021)

にんげんに指を折る癖衣被   塩野谷 仁

ningen ni yubi o oru kuse kinukatsugi

            human beings have

            a habit of counting with their fingers

            boiled taros

                                                            Jin Shionoya

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

Fay’s Note:  “kinukatsugi” (boiled taro dish) is an autumn kigo

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