naviarhaiku469 – New Year’s Day

New Year’s Day–
that I’m still on this journey

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: 4th January 2022

haiku by Kobayashi Issa

picture by Annie Spratt

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