naviarhaiku541 – heat in waves

heat in waves ̶
in the stones
angry reverberations



by: Katō Kyōtai


Katō Kyōtai was a poet from Nagoya who entered the world of haikai in 1759. His work shares with Buson a careful observation, not just of nature itself, but also of the complex emotions and reactions that characterize human existence.


haiku by Katō Kyōtai

picture by Jonatan Pie

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This haiku poem is part of the Naviar haiku music challenge, where artists are invited to make music in response to a weekly assigned haiku poem. Participation is free and there are no limitations in the songs’ length or genre.

You have seven days from the posting of this haiku to submit your track. For information on how to make a submission, visit the Naviar Haiku Music Challenge page.

Submission deadline: 22nd May 2024

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