Posts tagged with ‘haiku’

Harry’s advent calendar of birds, day 2: Japanese Bush-warbler

while I’m gone you and the nightingale are in charge my snail uguisu to / rusu wo shite ore / katatsuburi Except that the uguisu is not actually a nightingale; it’s the Japanese Bush Warbler, Cettia diphone. It has often been translated as ‘nightingale’ because it has similar poetic associations; it is famous in Japan for its song […]