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Today’s Haiku (August 15, 2018)

#Haiku Happenings #1: Fay Aoyagi’s Today’s Haiku features Hiroshi Ikuta!

Blue Willow Haiku World (by Fay Aoyagi)

地球儀の日本は小さし敗戦忌  生田比呂志

chikyûgi no nihon wa chisashi haisenki

            Japan on the globe

            is small…

            August 15

                                                Hiroshi Ikuta

from “Haiku Shiki” (“Haiku Four Seasons,” a monthly haiku magazine), December 2017 Issue, Tokyo Shiki Shuppan, Tokyo

Fay’s Note:   ‘haisenki’ (Lost War Memorial Day) is August 15 when the emperor announced Japan’s surrender to end WWII in 1945.

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