Gosho kaki

when eating kaki
the bell was ringing at

original haiku "かきくえば かねるなり 法隆寺ほうりゅうじ" (converted to modern orthography)
composed by MASAOKA Shiki (1867-1902)
roughly translated by the blog owner

This is the most popular haiku on the theme of "kaki" fruit.

Shiki is such a kaki lover that he left many haikus about kaki fruit. The following is one of them.

stayed in Nara
I ate Gosho kaki
heard deer cry

original haiku "奈良なら宿やど 御所柿ごしょがきくえば 鹿しかく" (converted to modern orthography)

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