Haiku for Carpe Diem

This haiku is inspired by a wonderful haiku by Basho, a haiku master.
This one he wrote in Spring 1687 and it had a title. In that time a title for a haiku was a commonly used practice. The title of this haiku was: ‘Mourning over the death of Priest Tando’.

chi ni taore ne ni yori hana no wakare kana

falling to the ground
a flower closer to the root
bidding farewell

Mired in the mud

Moored to bright Β orange buoys

Awaiting the tide

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Caught fast in the thorns

Bleeds a bright splash of colour

Autumn accident

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8 thoughts on “Haiku for Carpe Diem

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