a worm digs silently
into the chestnut Basho (Tr. Jane Reichhold)
soon both will fall from the tree
brief life on a small planet Kim M. Russell, 8th May 2019
In a new episode of Carpe Diem’s Tan Renga Challenge in May, we have a haiku written by Matsuo Basho to work with and Chèvrefeuille has shared an interesting background story to it.