Three Heikuk: Journey – Age – Buddha

Poetry

Three heikuk by Taneda Santōka (1882-1940), Japanese author and haiku poet known for his free verse heikuk.

Footprints in mud

Up to the very end,
it is journeying,
and cutting our nails

Sunset

The beauty of the sunset
shows no grief
for old age

Buddha and lotus

Picking
the nameless flower
I offer it to buddha

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