naviarhaiku237 – The distant mountains

Despite a difficult life, Kobayashi Issa’s poetry tends to celebrate the serene joys and simple spiritual moments of life. He was a prolific writer of both poetry and prose: he wrote over 20,000 haiku, hundreds of tanka, and several haibun.

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

Deadline: 25th July 2018


Poem by Kobayashi Issa

Picture by Joshua Stannard