on leaving the mountain
the first eggplant
He had visited Mount Hagura for seven days and was glad that he could finally eat fresh vegetables. It was published in his 'Narrow Road to the Deep North', his most well known haibun.
I love this haiku, it's not so well known verse, but it's a verse in which we can see Basho as a traveller. On the other hand this verse brought some nice memories.
of the Honeysuckle
makes me drowsy
At that time I couldn't know that haiku would become my passion and still is. I also couldn't know at that time that my haiku would be Internationally known. I am glad to write haiku and will write them for a long time.
As you maybe have read I have started our first Carpe Diem Haiku Kai Sea Shell Game a few days ago. This first edition is open for your submissions until October 15th at noon (CET). I have understand that a few of you couldn't use the email-adress which i created for our Sea Shell Game. So if you have trouble using it ... than you can email your haiku for the Sea Shell Game to our other emailaddress: