Haiku by Hidenori Hiruta (3)

  On December 29, 2012, I happened to visit Senshu Park(千秋公園)in Akita City, taking a stroll there and remembering its history. I also took some photos there, inspired to compose haiku later. Senshu park is located in the remains of Kubota Castle(久保田城). In 1602,  Satake Yoshinobu (佐竹義宣)(1570~1633) was moved from the Mito area to Akita … Continue reading Haiku by Hidenori Hiruta (3)

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Haiku by Brian McSherry (6)

  On January 25, 2013, I received an e-mail from Brian Birdsell(McSherry) after a long absence. Hidenori - It has been a long time since we last corresponded! Hope all is well in Akita and the world of haiku! Last year I moved up to Hirosaki to start working at Hirosaki University. The snow relentlessly … Continue reading Haiku by Brian McSherry (6)