naviarhaiku362 – slanting rain

slanting rain,
gentle breeze,
no need to return home

Zhang Zhihe was a Chinese poet during the Tang Dynasty (8th century). He was also a government official before being banished, which led to Zhang Zhihe spending the rest of his life secluded in Huzhou. His most famous work is probably “A Fisherman’s Song“, a series of 5 poems depicting the life of fishermen written on a banana leaf during a gathering. The poems became famous only after the author’s death, which happpened shortly after he wrote them.

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Deadline: 16th December 2020

haiku by Zhang Zhihe

picture by Dave Hoefler

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