Favourite Haiku

For deliciousness
try fording this rivulet
sandals in one hand

by Buson


I’ve always liked this, and used in my teaching. I first came across this haiku many years ago in an English teaching textbook called Sandals in One Hand by Gareth Boomer and Morris Hood, that kind from the 70s/80s which was simply and richly filled with all kinds of stimulus and activities – from poetry to reading comprehension to writing workshops,


The image I have used of a rivulet just for this posting is called Mother Cummings Rivulet and is by JJ Harrison.

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