naviarhaiku514 – gale in the mountains

gale in the mountains –
watch how the fallen blossoms
carpet the water

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: 15th November 2023

Haiku by: Den Sutejo [Translated by Makoto Ueda]

Picture by Gariele Wright

Picture by Ellicia

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