In writing haiku poems, at times, one may employ a kigo or word or phrase that signifies a particular season. Certain kigo that are obvious to us westerners would be snow, freezing rain, falling leaves etc.
In Japanese haiku there are also many very specific kigo that one may employ in their English haiku. One excellent source of Japanese kigo is the Japanese Tea Master's Almanac pictured below.
Thus in this humbled state I set of for Kyungsungdae with my camera. Best wishes all. MT.
A Japanese priest and advisor to the World Haiku Association has been posting haiku poems, some of them written about areas hit by the Tsunami with after pictures. Quite moving indeed. A must see. Just click the link on the right, the "see haiku here" blog.