naviarhaiku402 – How cool cut hay smells

How cool cut hay smells
when carried through the farm gate
as the sun comes up


Nozawa Bonchō was a haikai poet and disciple of Basho who worked as a doctor in Kyoto. Later in life Bonchō distanced himself from Basho’s school and was imprisoned for a crime. He died in 1714.

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

Deadline: 22nd September 2021

haiku by Nozawa Bonchō

picture by mike liu

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