naviarhaiku396 – watching the whiteness

watching the whiteness
of summer kimonos…
Sumida River

One of the four great masters of Japanese haiku and by far the most prolific, Kobayashi Issa wrote over 20,000 haiku, hundreds of tanka, and several haibun.

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

Deadline: 11th August 2021

haiku by Kobayashi Issa (tr. David G. Lanoue)

Picture by Aaron Burden

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