naviarhaiku401 – Floating lanterns

Floating lanterns
pushed adrift, my words
set free…



Hashimoto Takako (1899-1963) was a poet of the Shōwa period and editor of the haiku magazine Shichiyō. Even though Takako studied under Seishi Yamaguchi for some time, she was the first woman among the major modern haiku poets to receive her training in haiku mainly from another woman, Hisajo.

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

Deadline: 15th September 2021

haiku by Hashimoto Takako

picture by Leon Contreras

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