naviarhaiku363 – only a chirping insect

only a chirping insect
told me it was night
so bright was the moon

Here’s a poem by a disciple of Basho. Ochi Etsujin (1656-1739) used the pen name Kinkaoo for his poetry, which meant “old man rose of sharon.”

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

Deadline: 23rd December 2020

haiku by Ochi Etsujin

picture by Alex Spataru

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