Three Haiku

雪に柩積木のごとく重ねおく –宇多喜代子

Coffins in the snow
piled up like bricks

–Uda Kiyoko

土の上を利根は流るる蛇は渡る –武田伸一

Atop the soil
Knowledge flows
A snake passes over

–Takeda Shin’ichi

湖畔亭にヘヤピンこぼれ雷匂ふ –西東三鬼

In the lakeside pavilion
Her hairpin falls to the floor
The smell of thunder

–Saitou Sanki

NOTES: Poems taken from the Gendai Haiku Association’s Database. Please visit their Web site at www.haiku-data.jp.

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