March 25, 2009
Haiku by Masajo Suzuki of Japan.
Masajyo-san wrote many love haiku. She used to run a small pub called "Unami(April wave)" in Ginza, Tokyo. The pub was later passed on to her grandson. The first time I visited the pub, the grandson and I hit it off right away, because he lived some time in Hawaii, and I lived there all my highschool and college years, and we both like the place very much.
I frequented the pub whenever I had a chance to visit Tokyo. My haiga works for Masajo-san decorated the pub's wall. And then two years ago, I learned that the pub would be demolished because of the city planning.
I made my own haiku/haiga about April wave:
Wetting my color-faced