The Summer Moon

a ripened cherry
embarrassed by the high sun
low moon swims with stars

Kim M. Russell, 2018

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My response to Carpe Diem Crossroads #2 the summer moon

In this new weekly feature, we have two haiku by two very different haiku poets:

a thousand gallons
shower from the eaves…
cherry blossoms

© Issa


it touches the line
of my fishing pole –
this summer moon

© Chiyo-Ni

8 thoughts on “The Summer Moon

  1. Lovely, Kim….haiku is so psychological. I think of haiku as a short cut, and honest short cut to truth and reality. The speed of an instant revealment…or something like this. “Low moon swims with stars”….beautiful. I also love Issa. He is tops in humaneness. Sometimes Basho, etc. are not so obtainable for me, but Issa always is. I think of Issa like Saigyo. Both unremittingly honest.

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