3.11 Haiku from the Romanian Haiku Group (4)

  六地蔵光輝く夏木立 Roku Jizō  hikari kagayaku  natsu kodachi   Six Jizō Statues brighten in the light ― summer grove       地蔵尊立ちて微笑む夏木立 Jizō son  tachi te hohoemu  natsu kodachi    Jizō Statues stand smiling ― summer grove       地蔵尊再び出会ふ夏木立 Jizō son  futatabi deau  natsu kodachi    Jizō Statues have a reunion ― … Continue reading 3.11 Haiku from the Romanian Haiku Group (4)

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3.11 Haiku from the Romanian Haiku Group (3)

  On August 1, 1689, Basho visited Kisakata (象潟), Akita Prefecture (秋田県),  Northern Honshu, on his journey. Basho wrote about Kisakata in his travel diary The Narrow Road to Oku, 『おくのほそ道 (Oku no Hosomichi 』. You can read what Basho wrote in his diary in the two articles of this website: https://akitahaiku.wordpress.com/2011/05/14 https://akitahaiku.wordpress.com/2011/05/21   On July … Continue reading 3.11 Haiku from the Romanian Haiku Group (3)

3.11 Haiku from the Romanian Haiku Group (2)

  On August 15, here in Akita prefecture(秋田県), Northern Honshu, Japan, we celebrate the Bon Festival(お盆). According to popular Buddhist belief, ancestral spirits return to their families during the Bon Festival. Religious services are held at all temples, and families pray in front of the home altar and family grave, offering flowers, incense and small … Continue reading 3.11 Haiku from the Romanian Haiku Group (2)

3.11 Haiku from the Romanian Haiku Group (1)

  From: Patricia Lidia To: 蛭田 秀法 Sent: Thursday, April 28, 2011 10:24 PM Subject: RO KU Magazine - Japan, between suffering and hope   Dear Hidenori-San,  The Romanian Haiku Group issued a new number of the online magazine RO KU, dedicated to the disaster from Fukushima.  I just wanted to share it with you. Hope to … Continue reading 3.11 Haiku from the Romanian Haiku Group (1)