naviarhaiku352 – the surface of the water

the surface of the water
like ornate silk
spring rain

Ryōkan Taigu was a Japanese poet and calligrapher who lived during the Edo period. A Buddhist monk who lived much of his life as a hermit, he spent most of his time writing poetry, calligraphy, and communing with nature. His poetry is often very simple and inspired by nature.

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

Deadline: 7th October 2020

haiku by Ryōkan Taigu

picture by Tim Mossholder

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