the reed sparrow sings
to a silent river
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Among the four great masters of Japanese haiku, Kobayashi Issa was the most prolific: during his lifetime he wrote over 20,000 haiku, hundreds of tanka, and several haibun. If you want to find out more about this prolific author I suggest you check out this database of his haiku.
Seven days to make music in response to the assigned haiku: to participate visit https://www.naviarrecords.com/about/naviar-haiku
Deadline: 25th May 2022
haiku by haiku by Kobayashi Issa https://www.poetryfoundation.org/poets/kobayashi-issa
picture by Åsmund Gimre https://unsplash.com/@asmundgimre