Frabjous Times

Bashou's day

watery footprint
the stars wink back
one by one
My friend gK writes:
Bashou's Day
Date: Tuesday, November 25, 2003
Bashou's Death Anniversary (bashou-ki)
Bashou died on one of his journeys, while in city of Osaka. In the Japanese lunar calendar, it was the 12th day of the 10th lunar month of 1694.
Of course this day is a kigo. For more information, see the remarks in Higginson's "Haiku World".
Originally published: 2003/11/25 08:31:11