ほととぎす:little cuckoo

I located the destination on a map. To reach it, I’ll have to change trains four times.

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tempting me to go

to an unfamiliar town –

midnight cuckoo

2 Responses to “ほととぎす:little cuckoo”

  1. In the spirit of the hototogisu: go anyway! (Great prose/verse pairing!)

  2. Isn’t this very short piece also a haibun? You could classify it as a haiku with ‘headnote’, but the light thrown by the prose brings the haiku to life in a most poetic way – and vice versa. Excellent!

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