Dear Haijin, visitors and travelers,
We are exploring the modern and classical kigo (seasonwords) for winter. Yesterday we had a nice modern kigo from Jane Reichhold's "A Dictionary of Haiku", the online version. Today I have a nice classical kigo for you to work with. Today our kigo is "bonfire (takibi)". In this time of year, the Holidays, I think there are several bonfires all around the world in this time of year. So no need to explain this kigo ...
To inspire you I have a wonderful "bonfire" video for you. In this video you can see a bonfire, but also hear a sweet children's song from Japan.
I hope you enjoyed this music video and that it has awakened your muse.
I found a nice haiku themed "bonfire" by Mamta Agarwal:
sit around bonfire,
sparks rise and fly like glow worms;
charred logs fall with thud.
© Mamta Agarwal