whispers of autumn

leaves fall –

but cannot cover 

our laments.

                    ~Nojun*

whispers of autumn

*Nojun (1628-1706) Son of a priest at Kitano Shrine…

one of the most prominent renga masters of the early Edo period

Haiku before Haiku

trans: Steven D Carter

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4 Replies to “whispers of autumn”

    1. thank you Vincent…may your week start and end well. My internet speed is a bit slow tonight so my return visit was short. I’ll visit your blog tomorrow.

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