I’ve found very little information about Meisetsu, the author of the week: but apparently in the 19th century, together with Masaoka Shiki, he revitalized haikai into a modernized genre, which later became the haiku poetry we know today.
Seven days to make music inspired by this poem: more info at https://www.naviarrecords.com/about/naviar-haiku
DEADLINE: 12th October
Poem by Meisetsu
Picture by Sebastian Unrau