This haiku of the week is one of Buson’s death poems. One of the greatest poets of the Edo Period, Yosa Buson was also an accomplished painter: initiallly both his poems and paintings were Chinese-inspired, before he created his own genuine style.
Seven days to make music in response to the assigned haiku: to particiipate visit https://www.naviarrecords.com/about/naviar-haiku
Deadline: 7th March 2018
Poem by Yosa Buson http://www.carlsensei.com/classical/index.php/text/view/52
Picture by Annie Spratt https://unsplash.com/@anniespratt