1970’s, year unknown
ashi no ho [no] nami ni tamuro su nowaki kana
a barracks amid waves
of reeds gone to seed...
This is an early haiku written in the 1790s.
Tamuro is a camp, barracks, or quarters for soldiers; Kogo dai jiten (Shogakukan 1983)1027.
marching out one after another
the large force of the wind