真宗の伽藍いかめし稲の花     子規

shinshū no

garan ikameshi

ine no hana

the grand

Shinshū temple

rice flowers

Season word: rice flower (稲の花 ine no hana), autumn

Composed by Masaoka Shiki in 1895, at age 28.

Born in Matsuyama, Shiki is credited with making haiku

a respected literary form.

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Trans.: The Shiki Museum English Volunteers