Artists Against War

A Salvo of 17 Syllables

What can artists do in time of war? This series conveys messages from Japanese artists in various fields in relation to the Russian invasion of Ukraine.

Noted haiku poet Kono Saki creates anti-war haiku while recalling the role of this poetic form during World War II. As both a poet and a mother, what will Kono say in the short space of 17 syllables?