One edge
hanging over the mountain--
the Milky Way

---Shiki
____________________________

Covering
your head from the rain
you leave

* * *

Peittäen
pääsi sateelta
lähdet

4 comments:

Beatrice V said...

Again Mome, there is always that beautifully expressed wistful feeling of longing in your haiku.

Möme said...

Thanks, Beatrice! I was pleased to have a 3-5-3 syllable structure in both the English and the Finnish version, for once, without compromising the translation :-)

diana l. said...

Very evocative.

Möme said...

Thank you, Diana.