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Today’s Haiku (January 22, 2021)

#Haiku Happenings #6: Fay Aoyagi’s Today’s Haiku features Shu Mayuzumi!

Blue Willow Haiku World (by Fay Aoyagi)

沢庵石てこでも島を出ぬ気なり   黛 執

takuan-ishi tekodemo shima o denu ki nari

stone for ‘takuan’ pickles

refuses to budge

to leave the island

Shu Mayuzumi

from “Haiku Saijiki” electronic version edited by Kadokawa Shoten, published by Kodansha Sophia Shuppan, Tokyo, Japan, 2018

Fay’s Note: ‘takuan’ (pickled radish) is a winter kigo. A stone is placed on the top of a jar.

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