Friday, September 4, 2015


This is another view of San Francisco Bay from the festive meal at the restaurant there
before one of the wonderful meetings of the Haiku Poets of Northern California.
They just had their annual Two Autumns Reading
and I am extremely sorry to have missed it this year.

mononofu no daikon nigaki hanashi kana

Samurai gathering
Their chat has the pungent taste
Of horse radish

Matsuo Basho

Matsuo Basho by Makoto Ueda,
Kodansha, 1970, 1982, page 63.

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