and easily goes
Chine was the younger sister of Mukai Kyorai, the author of last week’s poem. Together the siblings kept a journal during a trip from Kyoto to the Ise shrine in 1686. Kyorai’s Ise Journal begins as follow:
The sun hot yet wind cool on our heads,
I take my younger sister on a pilgrimage to Ise.
such good companions,
Chine died in 1688, at 26. The haiku of the week is Chine’s death poem.
Seven days to make music in response to the assigned haiku: to participate visit https://www.naviarrecords.com/about/naviar-haiku
Deadline: 31st March 2021
haiku by Chine http://www.writersinkyoto.com/2017/10/2578/
picture by Christopher Le https://unsplash.com/@chrislevn07