Chattering Leaves

chattering leaves
how long
is their story

***

last monsoon cloud
weeps on a rocky shoulder
soft rain

Linked to Carpe Diem Haiku Kai, where Basho’s journey to the Deep North (Oku no Hosomichi) continues. On the road to Kanazawa, Basho remarks on the presence of autumn, despite the indifferent sun… a reminder of the changing season.
Previous posts in this series are HERE
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