naviarhaiku339 – See the heavy leaf

See the heavy leaf
on the silent windless day
falls of its own will.

Nozawa Bonchō was a haikai poet and disciple of Basho who worked as a doctor in Kyoto. Later in life Bonchō distanced himself from Basho’s school and was imprisoned for a crime. He died in 1714.

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

Deadline: 8th July 2020

haiku by Nozawa Bonchō

picture by Kristian Seedorff

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