Akimoto Fujio 1901-1977
- Memorial Day of Fujio
Kigo for late summer
He wrote a lot of haiku using onomatopoetic devices.
tori wataru kokikokikoki to kan kireba
as I open a can
He opened a can, it was just after the war and his joy of getting food
is expressed in this sound.
It could also be the sound of the birds flying over.
(tr. Gabi Greve)
Read more about this remarkable poet here