On the Yuki Teikei trip to Japan in 1997!
Left to right: Patricia J. Machmiller, Kojin Sakamoto,
Kiyoko Tokutomi, Alice Benedict,
Lynne Leach, June Hopper Hymas.
shimizu ni wa
ura mo moto mo
in clear water
there's no ending,
Fukuda Chiyo-ni (1703-1775)
translated by Luca Cenisi
Chiyo-ni, an Edo era poet, is considered
one of Japan's foremost female haiku poets.