now it reveals its hidden side
and now the other – thus it falls,
an autumn leaf
Ryōkan Taigu was a Japanese poet and calligrapher who lived during the Edo period. A Buddhist monk who lived much of his life as a hermit, Taigu spent most of his time writing poetry, calligraphy, and communing with nature. His poetry is often very simple and inspired by nature.
Seven days to make music in response to the assigned haiku: to participate visit https://www.naviarrecords.com/about/naviar-haiku
Deadline: 20th September 2023
Haiku by Ryōkan Taigu https://allpoetry.com/Taigu-Ryokan
Picture by Ormid Armin https://unsplash.com/photos/QMlMWL4H9so