Today is a pleasant spring day in Miyazaki, a lush green city of rivers, streams and ponds by the ocean.
Beautiful hydrangeas are in bloom, and gentle, warm rain has been falling all day. Here is a famous haiku poem by Yosa no Buson (1716 – 1784).
the pond and the river
have become one
Ike to kawa
hitotsu ni narinu
haru no ame
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