I’m seeing the blue sea
The sound of drum has very softened
And Spring is in the air
Yamaguchi Sodo, whose real name was Nobuaki, was a haiku poet and a flood control expert during the Edo period. A contemporary of Matsuo Basho, Yamaguchi Sodo met the Great Master for the first time in 1675; the two poets soon became close friends and exchanged letters until the death of Basho in 1694.
Seven days to make music in response to the assigned haiku: to participate visit https://www.naviarrecords.com/about/naviar-haiku
Deadline: 16th June 2021
haiku by Yamaguchi Sodo https://www.japanese-wiki-corpus.org/person/Sodo%20YAMAGUCHI.html
picture by Tj Holowaychuk https://unsplash.com/@tjholowaychuk