A kigo a day…Summer

An A-Z listing of kigo to inspire haiku for the summer issue.
Click here for submission details & guidelines to Kigo: Seasonal Words    Four-monthly Poetry

1st April: afterglow / yuuyake
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2nd April: bamboo shoots / takenok
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3rd April: cloud peaks / minegumo
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4th April: drought / hideri
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5th April: eel / hamo
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(Sunday) 6th April: pinks / nadeshiko
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7th April: festival / matsuri
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8th April: green plum / aoume
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9th April: happiness /
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10th April: (wild) iris / ayame
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11th April: jellyfish /
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12th April: kingfisher  kawasemi
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(Sunday) 13th April: cicada / semi
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14th April: leafing cherry [tree] hazakura
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15th April: melon / uri
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16th April: new tea / shincha
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17th April: ocean
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18th April: peony / botan
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19th April: quietude

(Sunday) 2oth April:  cocoon / mayu
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21st April: rainbow / niji
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22nd April: summer moon / natsu no tsuki
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23rd April: thunder / kaminari
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24th April: undulate leaf
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25th April: vacation /
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26th April: waterfall / taki
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(Sunday) 27th April:  south wind / minami
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28th April: Xylem

29th April: yellow jackets
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30th April: zucchini /
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A few more summer kigo…

fireworks / hanabi
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swimming / oyogi
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ginko leaves
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shady side / katakage
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blackberry
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moon flower / yuugao
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cooling off / suzumi
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eggplant / nasu,
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lotus / hasu
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sunflower / himawari
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little cuckoo / hototogisu
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dancing
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fullness
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lily / yuri
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dreaming
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