february, 2017

Thanks so much, John Martone!

Otata

Click on the links below to read

otata 14 (February 2017)

— and from otata’s bookshelf —

David Miller — From Late to Early

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Otata will come again
one day
late fall in the mountains

— Santoka as translated by Burton Watson

Otata mo aru hi wa kite kureru yama no aki fukaku

As Watson notes, “Otata was a woman who went around selling fish in the area of Santoka’s cottage in Matsuyama.”

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All works copyright © 2017 by the respective poets.

Address submissions to otatahaiku@gmail.com

—John Martone

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