naviarhaiku324 – sleeping, waking

sleeping, waking
the emptiness
of my mosquito net

Chiyo-ni was born in the Ishikawa Prefecture in 1703. She began writing haiku poetry when she was 6, and her ability was soon recognized even though haiku by women were often dismissed and ignored at that time. Chiyo-ni was strongly influenced by Basho’s poetry (probably because her teachers were his students), but developed her own unique style.

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

Deadline: 25th March 2020

haiku by Fukuda Chiyo-ni

picture by Ömürden Cengizhk\


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