after the farewell party
Meguro international Haiku Circle, June 2014
お別れ会のあと あいさつをささやく ストロベリー・ムーン
owakare kai no ato aisatsu wo sasayaku strawberry moon
The Japanese version by Ikken Ikemoto has additionally been published with the monthly journal of Sasa (literally meaning bamboo grass or bamboo leaf). With a history of more then 35 years and hundreds of members Sasa might be regarded as one of leading haiku groups among the hundreds of haiku groups in Japan.