#Haiku Happenings #6: Fay Aoyagi’s Today’s Haiku features Shugyo Takaha!
wakaura ya hiraganagaki ni nagare nori
in a shape of hiragana writing
from “Haiku Dai-Saijiki” (“Comprehensive Haiku Saijiki”), Kadokawa Shoten, Tokyo, 2006
Fay’s Note: In Japanese three styles of letters are used. Kanji (Chinese characters), Hiragana (created in Heian era (794-1185) and often used by women when they write waka (Japanese style poem)) and Katakana (for imported words).
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