Say Goodbye


like a horizon
splitting two worlds
this goodbye


now what does it matter
that the blue moon
will rise tomorrow


the goodbye
fallen between us
whose is it now

Linked to Carpe Diem Haiku Kai, where Basho’s journey to the Deep North (Oku no Hosomichi) continues. At Maruoka, Basho expresses sadness at parting with yet another friend who had accompanied him from Kanazawa.
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