Today’s Haiku (February 6, 2020) | Blue Willow Haiku World (by Fay Aoyagi)

灰皿に小さな焚火して人恋ふ   原子公平

haizara ni chiisana takibi shite hito kou

making a small bonfire

on the ashtray

I long for you

Kohei Harako

from “Haiku-kai” (“Haiku World,” a monthly haiku magazine, July 2017 Issue,  Bungaku No Mori, Tokyo

Fay’s Note:   Kohei Harako (1919-2004)    ‘takibi’ (bonfire) is a winter kigo

Fay Aoyagi, translator                                 …

Source: Today’s Haiku (February 6, 2020) | Blue Willow Haiku World (by Fay Aoyagi)

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