Summer Haiku by Issa


The night was hot…

Stripped to the waist

The snail

Enjoyed the moonlight

Issa

Congratulations

Issa!… you have

Survived to feed

This year’s mosquitoes

Issa

Kobayashi Issa 1763-1827 was born in Kashiwabara and wrote over 20,000 haiku poems.

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