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 https://www.naviarrecords.com/about/naviar-haiku
Deadline: 10th April 2019
haiku by Yosa Buson https://www.poetryfoundation.org/poets/yosa-buson
picture by Georg Nietsch https://unsplash.com/@bartondawes