Day: May 22, 2023

Domestic Memory

An apple tree with a shorn trunk, making for a convenient step. The climbs up to it’s largest branch, and the hours spent imagining adventures. childhood dreams… all those eternal summer days The boxes filled with books, toys, and sentimentals. A new bedroom to call my own. childhood […]

Today’s Haiku (May 22, 2023)

Originally posted on Blue Willow Haiku World (by Fay Aoyagi):
レンブラント若き自画像青嵐  飯島晴子 renbranto wakaki jigazô ao-arashi ??????????? young self-portrait ??????????? by Rembrandt ??????????? blue summer gust ??????????????????????????????????????????????????????????? Haruko Iijima from Haiku Dai-Saijiki (Comprehensive Haiku Saijiki), Kadokawa Shoten, Tokyo, 2006 Fay’s Note:? Haruko Iijima (1921-2000)? “ao” in the above haiku…