Naviarhaiku 064 – Give me an icicle

I was born in Yamagata Prefecture. When winter comes there, long, thick icicles hang from the eaves. I used to look up through them at the twinkling stars. So-called “flowers in ice” are frozen flowers, but these were natural “stars in icicles.” I coined this expression. When I left my hometown, I was five. I felt homesick whenever I saw the beautiful winter stars, which led me to a wonderland. 

This is the 64th experiment of Naviar Haiku. Participants have seven days to create a music composition inspired by the assigned haiku poem and post it on Naviar’s Soundcloud group Naviar Laboratory (

Deadline: 1st April 2015

Poem by Takaha Shugyo

Picture by Neal Fowler