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Today’s Haiku (May 9, 2020)

#Haiku Happenings #9: Fay Aoyagi’s Today’s Haiku features Tokihiko Kusama!

Blue Willow Haiku World (by Fay Aoyagi)

原爆ドーム仔雀くぐり抜けにけり  草間時彦

genbakudômu kosuzume kuguri nukenikeri

            Hiroshima Dome

            a young sparrow

            passes under it

                                                Tokihiko Kusama

from “Haiku Dai-Saijiki” (“Comprehensive Haiku Saijiki”), Kadokawa Shoten, Tokyo, 2006

Fay’s Note: Tokihiko Kusama (1920-2003) ‘baby (or ‘young’) sparrow’ is a spring kigo.

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