night, and once again
as I wait for you
cold wind turns into rain
(byōshō no | ware ni tsuyu chiru | omoi ari)
Masaoka Shiki (1867 – 1902)
Masaoka Shiki is one of the four Japanese great masters of haiku, along with Basho, Buson, and Issa. He is credited with modernizing Japan’s traditional verse forms and for bringing realism into haiku.