World Haiku Series 2019 (50) Haiku by Franjo Ordanić

World Haiku Series 2019 (50)

Haiku by Franjo Ordanić

 

1.

published, The R. H. Blyth Award 2019, Zatsuei, haiku of merit:

 
weak bladder
traffic jam makes my
forehead sweat

 

弱い膀胱

交通渋滞で額に汗

 

2.

published, Asahi Shimbun 2019:

 
fifty years-

a glass of red wine

a blue pill

 

50年-

赤ワインのグラス

青い錠剤

 

3.

published, Asahi Shimbun 2019:

 
“On the Road Again…”

before the world tour

a farewell song

 

「再び路上で…」

ワールドツアーの前に

別れの歌

 

4.

published, THF, Haiku Dialogue 2019:

 
unfaithful
my beloved hat gone
with the wind

 

不誠実

私の最愛の帽子がなくなった

風と共に

 

5.

unpublished:

 
hot summer day

an ice cream stain

on my new shirt

 

暑い夏の日

アイスクリームの染み

私の新しいシャツに

 

6.

published, THF, Haiku Dialogue 2019:

 
last resting place
for a ship that never saw
the ocean

 

最後の休憩所

海を見たことのない船にとって

 

7.

unpublished:

 
hot summer night

moonshine and soft breeze

courting open sea

 

暑い夏の夜

月光とそよ風

外海に言い寄っている

 

8.

published, THF, Haiku Dialogue 2019:

 
afternoon nap
her long hair tingles me
I don’t mind

 

お昼寝

彼女の長い髪がひりひりする

私は気にしません

 

9.

unpublished:
 

movie night

monsters in the dark

toilet miles away

 

映画の夜

暗闇の中のモンスター

数マイル離れたトイレ

 

10.

published, THF, Haiku Dialogue 2019: 
 

blank canvas

waiting for inspiration
colors forming crust

 

何も描かれていないキャンバス

インスピレーションを待っている

地殻を形成する色

 

— Translated by Hidenori Hiruta

 

 

Brief bio:

– born in Laupheim, Germany, 1973
– lives and works in Oroslavje, Croatia
– Career: Master degree in Technical profession
– published – Japanese short literary forms, “The Scream of the Bearded Eagles” Oroslavje 2016

Franjo Ordanić is man of many interests; in the field of culture, arts and sports.

He was the founder of the aikido Club “Hohoemi”, himself Master of the 1st Dan.

He has taken part in creating a musical “Green Wealth”.

He has been founding and organizing a number of cultural manifestations in his town.

Among others he organizes an annual meeting of the haiku poets in Oroslavje with a contest in Croatian and the Kajkavian language.

He paints. “All inclusive” and “tu doma sem taki” are the names of his haiga exhibition in co-authorship with Ms. Sandra Šamec, the photographer. He writes haiku for several years.

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