World Haiku Series 2019 (39) Haiku by Dubravka Šćukanec

World Haiku Series 2019 (39)

Haiku by Dubravka Šćukanec

 

1.

snow on the branch
tea leaves floating
My sweetheart Sputnik

 

fb page Tea Time One, 9th December 2017. (my first haiku ever)
 

枝の雪

茶の葉が浮かぶ

私の恋人スプートニク

 

2.

candle reflects 
wine and cheese for two
the smell of Friday

 

Asahi Haikuist Network, June 29th 2018
 

ロウソクが反射する

二人のためのワインとチーズに

金曜日の匂い

 

3.

I form tree pose
colorful butterfly lands
on my left shoulder

 

Sellected Haiku Submissions Collection 10th Yamadera Bashõ Museum (English Haiku Contest) 
 

私が木のポーズを作る

色彩に富んだ蝶が飛び降りる

左肩に

 

4.

 

Third Annual Jane Reichhold Haiga Competition, November 5th 2018, Highly Commended
 

牧草地で

好奇心の強いマウスが忍び寄っている

ハヤブサに

 

5.

the first snowflake for
the last goodbye
to my mother

 

The Mainichi, January 9th 2019
 

初の雪片

最後の別れ

私の母に

 

6.

flower wreath
on a girl’s head
two petals fly away

 

Haiku Dialogue (The Haiku Foundation), May 8th 2019
 

花冠

少女の頭上に

二枚の花びらが飛び去る

 

7.

cross-eyed look
on the tip of dog’s snout
cherry petal

 

The Fourth International Haiku Contest, Cherry Blossom Bulgaria 2019, RUNNERS UP Honors 
 

寄り目

犬の鼻先に

桜の花びら

 

8.

sun’s reflection
on a glass bottle and
the mouse is saved

 

Haiku Dialogue (The haiku Foundation), June 12th 2019
 

太陽の反射

ガラス瓶の上に

マウスが保護されている

 

9.

among the lovers
falls a dead leaf
they do not touch it

Selected Haiku Submissions Collection 11th Yamadera Bashõ Museum (English Haiku Contest) 
 

恋人たちの間に

枯葉が一枚落ちる

彼らはそれには触れない

 

10.

New Year’s morning

the dogs walking

drowsy masters

 

Little IRIS Haiku Contest in Croatian 2018

 

新年の朝

犬が散歩している

眠そうな主人たちと

 

— Translated by Hidenori Hiruta

 

 

Bio:

Dubravka Šćukanec (1961.) born in Zagreb, Croatia, graduated from the Faculty of Law in Zagreb.

She has been writting Haiku and tanka for a short time, with her very first works being published in Asahi Haikuist Network and Haiku Windows (The Haiku Foundation).

Haiku she writes are in Croatian, English, Kajkavian and Chakavian dialect. Some of her works have been commended in international haiku contest, and awarden in national contests.

2 thoughts on “World Haiku Series 2019 (39) Haiku by Dubravka Šćukanec

  1. the first snowflake for
    the last goodbye
    to my mother
    ….
    Excellent. Thanks Dubravka.

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