naviarhaiku434 – is that a cloud

is that a cloud
or a standing screen? again
the moon is hiding her face


A contemporary of Basho, Den Sutejo was the eldest daughter of a distinguished samurai family living in the mountainous area northwest of Kyoto. After her husband’s death, she became a nun and spent the final years of her life as a Zen devotee.

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

Deadline: 4th May 2022

haiku by Den Sutejo [Translated by Makoto Ueda]

picture by Cerqueira

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