Whenever I speak
My lips are
chilled— Autumn wind.
aki no kaze
Autumn has finally arrived here in Italy as well, so this week I opted for this Fall themed haiku by Basho. My understanding is that this poem has become a well-known Japanese proverb, meaning “It is better to leave many things unsaid”.
Seven days to make music in response to the assigned haiku: to participate visit https://www.naviarrecords.com/about/naviar-haiku
Deadline: 30th October 2019
haiku by Matsuo Basho https://www.poetryfoundation.org/poets/basho
picture by Grzegorz Mleczek https://unsplash.com/@noctous_