Monthly Archives: August 2016

THE SMELLS OF THINGS: CHARACTERISTICS OF HOKKU

There is a very simple but highly suggestive hokku by Bonchō : In the town, The smells of things; The summer moon. That is the form in English. As you know, a hokku expresses a season, either spring, summer, fall … Continue reading

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ON TO AUTUMN

About a week ago, we reached and passed Harvest Home — Lughnasa[dh] by its old Celtic name.  Harvest Home, the holiday which takes place on August 1, marks the beginning of Autumn.  And Autumn begins at approximately the same time … Continue reading

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