Sunday, January 18, 2015

In her blue kimono, under the paper lanterns

  Kiyoko Tokutomi (at left) dancing in her blue kimono.      jhhymas
This was taken at the Watsonville Obon in summer.

the beating drums
reverberate through
the summer afternoon

Kiyoko Tokutomi

Kiyoko's Sky; the haiku of Kiyoko Tokutomi
translated by Fay Aoyagi and Patricia J, Machmiller
Brooks Books, 2002, page 104

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