in the moonlight,
the colour and scent of the wisteria
seems far away

© Yosa Buson (1716-1784)

radiating moon
wisteria’s beauty veiled
beaming jealousy

©Vivian Zems

a mountain village
under the piled-up snow
the sound of water

© Masaoka Shiki (1867-1902)

a gurgling brook
a village in the mountains
buried under snow

©Vivian Zems

Carpe Diem haiku Kai Weekend Meditation #24