World Haiku Series 2019 (61) Haiku by Hidenori Hiruta

World Haiku Series 2019 (61)

Haiku by Hidenori Hiruta

 

1.

 

Prayers

leaving for the universe

3.11 tsunami

 

天と地に広がる祈り大津波

 

2.

First fishing

leaving the port

with prayers on

 

初漁や祈りを乗せて岸を出づ

 

3.

 

Blueberries

bearing the buds of hope

on the tsunami area

 

津波跡ブルーベリーの希望の芽

 

4.

 

Prayers

illumined on the riverside

snow festival

 

川岸に祈りの灯る雪祭

 

5.

 

Water god behind

children serving rice cakes

Kamakura igloo

 

水神にかまくらの子等餅供ふ

 

6.

 

Water god

staying in the igloo

sake served too

 

かまくらの水神酒も嗜めり

 

7.

 

Snow spirits

falling in silence

in prayer

 

雪の精祈りの中に降りにけり

 

8.

 

Dancing in

her late grandma’s kimono

Nishimonai Bon Odori

 

亡き祖母の縫ひし衣装や盆踊

 

9.

 

The black hood

dancing like her late grandma

Nishimonai Bon Odori

 

黒頭巾亡き祖母みたい盆踊

 

10.

 

Beckoning

her friends’ souls to dance

Nishimonai Bon Odori

 

手の振りで亡き友招く盆踊

 

 

Bio:

2006-2009     Hidenori Hiruta studied about Haiku in English

                      through David McMurray at Asahi Culture Center

2009              Member of HAIKU INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION

                     Member of Japanese haiku group: Ten’I (Providence)

                     Founder of the international haiku network :

                     The Akita International Haiku Network

                     He set up his own haiku blog: AKITA HAIKU

                     http://akitahaiku.blogspot.com/

2012-2018    Organizer of the international haiku contest:

                     1st – 7th Japan – Russia Haiku Contest 

2019            Organizer of the international haiku project: 

                    The World Haiku Series 2019

2017            Judge of VII Polish International Haiku Contest 2017

2019            Judge of 8th Akita International Haiku Contest

                    Published two e-books (English Edition) Kindle 版:

                   ‘俳句山上 HAIKU Surmounting I’     ‘俳句山上 HAIKU Surmounting II’

6 thoughts on “World Haiku Series 2019 (61) Haiku by Hidenori Hiruta

  1. Dear Mr. Hidenori Hiruta-san, thank you so much for this brilliant and interesting project. I love so much all poems published.
    About your poems, it’s a GREAT WORK! I love your poems, especially this one:

    Snow spirits

    falling in silence

    in prayer
    #
    Thank you again for your efforts for haijin community.
    Best wishes,
    Eufemia Griffo, Italy

  2. A very moving sequence, beautifully complemented by the photographs. Thank you so much for sharing these and for organising this wonderful celebration of haiku around the world! Kind regards, Xenia.

  3. Congratulations Mr Hidenori Hiruta for soulful haiku. Thanks for promoting the haiku through the many associations. I would like many many thanks to dear friend.
    I would like to quote …
    Blueberries
    bearing the buds of hope
    on the tsunami area

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