naviarhaiku274 – from earth, sky, trees

This week we leave contemporary writers aside and share a poem by one of the great haiku masters.

Buson studied both Japanese and Chinese poetry and his haiku were often accompanied by his paintings, which made a more diverse and individual set of works than his main historical influence, Basho. This version of the poem was translated by Gail Sher

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

Deadline: 10th April 2019

haiku by Yosa Buson

picture by Georg Nietsch