even an old man
has New Year’s eyes…
© Kobayashi Issa (Tr. David G. Lanoue)
old man, young spirit
eyes sparkling with New Year’s hope-
cherry blossoms heart
Carpe Diem Haiku Kai Weekend Meditation #85: Photo shopping Haiku Cherry Blossom
Author’s Note: For this weekend’s meditation we have another episode of the new feature: ‘Photo-Shopping Haiku’. The challenge is to make a little change to a given haiku to make it a ‘better version of itself’.