naviarhaiku234 – when the cicadas cease

I found this haiku by Baijaku in the beautiful essay Lafcadio Hearn and Haiku, by Cor van den Heuvel

Patrick Lafcadio Hearn (1850–1904) was a writer, translator, and journalist. In the four books written during his time as a professor of English literature at the Imperial University of Tokyo —Exotics and Retrospective (1898), In Ghostly Japan (1899), Shadowings (1900), and A Japanese Miscellany (1901)—he described the customs, religion, and literature of Japan.

Seven days to make music in response to the assigned haiku: to participate visit


Deadline: 4th July 2018

Poem by Baijaku

Picture by Derek Arguello