October 01, 2015

Hanami Cherry blossom haiku by Junichiro Tanizaki from the book "The Makioka Sisters"

" Near Kyoto, on a day in April

The beauties gather in festive dress

For the cherries are in bloom

At Saga in old Miyako

page 90 Teinosuke

Source: The Makioka Sisters
By Junichiro Tanizaki, page 90
Published by Tuttle Publishing, 1958

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