naviarhaiku437 – high noon

high noon–
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

Deadline: 25th May 2022

haiku by haiku by Kobayashi Issa

picture by Åsmund Gimre

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