Many solemn nights
Blond moon, we stand and marvel…
Sleeping our noons away.
Matsunaga Teitoku (1571-1654) was an early haikai poet and founder of the Teimon school of poetry, which aimed to make haikai accessible to a wide audience while striving to make it a respectable literary form. A task ultimately accomplished by Bashō.
Seven days to make music in response to the assigned haiku: to participate visit https://www.naviarrecords.com/about/naviar-haiku
Deadline: 18th August 2021
haiku by Matsunaga Teitoku https://www.britannica.com/biography/Matsunaga-Teitoku
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