Yukio Mishima’s Haiku


Hiroaki Sato has a new book, On Haiku, coming out from New Directions.

One chapter that takes a look at the haiku of Yukio Mishima is in The Paris Review. It’s available to read online. The essay/chapter was originally published in Roadrunner (R’r).

Yo no umi no kuraki o nagare kiri hitoha
Flowing in the dark of the night lake a paulownia leaf