of breasts --
a long rainy season.
a long rainy season: haiku & tanka
trans. by Leza Lowitz
Chinese Translation (Traditional)
Chinese Translation (Simplified)
Nobuko Katsura was born in Osaka, Japan in 1914 and began writing haiku under the direction of the poet Sojo Hino. Her 1974 book Fresh Green received the Modern Haiku Award for Women. She is currently the editor-in-chief of Soen. For more information about her work, see a long rainy season, pp. 33-40.