Saturday, June 09, 2012
Alan Summers is a prize winner for the Japan Times Community Anniversary Haiku Competition 2012
I've just been told I'm a joint winner of the Japan Times Community Anniversary Haiku Competition.
the end of summer
at suma temple
There is a legend that if the tsukutsukubôshi cicadas are heard to sing at Sumadera (Suma Temple) during late Summer that there is a small and special 'inbetween season' between Summer and Autumn.
I was fortunate to hear them sing at Sumadera in September 2002.
Here's an Image and sound recording: