naviarhaiku370 – Since my house burned down

Since my house burned down
I now own a better view
of the rising moon

Here’s another haiku by Mizuta Masahide. This one is probably his most well-known poem. Mizuta Masahide was a 17th century Japanese poet and samurai who initially studied under Shohaku, but later became a disciple of Basho.

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

Deadline: 10th February 2021

haiku by Mizuta Masahide

picture by Lorenzo Ranuzzi

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