For years on this site, I have explained hokku in terms of their basic aesthetics. I wonder how many of you can do so at this point. So here is a question: what qualities or characteristics of hokku do you find, or not find, in this verse? What do you feel — or not feel — on reading it? If you would like to answer, or to say anything else about this hokku, just leave a comment.
In withered weeds
Where once a house stood —