Friday, January 2, 2015

Sogi


The Carpe Diem host has found another great Japanese poet, Sogi.  You can read the full post here.  The following is the one of the haiku written by the master from the 1400's.

ah, for coolness,
it rivals the water's depth -
this autumn sky

© Iio Sogi (1421-1502)

downy softness
held in a satin case -
stroking the mare's nose

©  Janice Adcock

Thanks to Chèvrefeuille for daily prompts on 

CARPE DIEM HAIKU KAI

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