November 23, 2016

her-breath

 

 

The last line is borrowed from Mizuhara Shoushi’s “I close the gate | and sit alone with the stones | this beautiful night.” This haiku is perhaps the most influential poem I’ve ever read. Discovered during my last year of college in 1978. 
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