World Haiku Series 2019 (109) Haiku by Maria Tirenescu

World Haiku Series 2019 (109)

Haiku by Maria Tirenescu

  

rose in the rain –

my grand mother sighing

near the window

 

Honorable Mention, 73nd Basho Memorial English Haiku Contest

 

雨の中の薔薇ー

私の祖母がため息をつく

窓の近くで

 

empty room –

in the clay vase

a dry daisy

 

Selected, The 11th Yamadera Basho Memorial Museum English Haiku Contest

 

空の部屋ー

土器の花びんの中に

乾燥したデイジー

 

summer rain –

the rhythm of country dance

on the wooden table

 

Honorable Mention, 72nd Basho Memorial English Haiku Contest

 

夏の雨 ―

カントリーダンスのリズム

木製のテーブルの上に

 

Hokusai exhibition –

the child’s dream is to see

Mount Fuji

 

Selected, 7th Yamadera Basho Memorial Museum English Haiku Contest

 

北斎展ー

子供の夢は富士山を見ること

 

starry night—

a cherry branch in blossom

for no one

 

International Honourable Mentions, Vancouver Cherry Blossom Festival, 2017

 

星が輝く夜ー

花の咲く桜の枝

人のためではない

 

lilac flowers –

an old man wipes his sweaty forehead

with the back of his hand

 

Honorable Mention, the 20th Mainichi Haiku Contest

 

ライラックの花ー

老人が汗をかいた額を拭く

手の甲で

 

old letters –

the forget-me-not flower

falling from an envelope

 

First Prize, Haiku Annual for fixed form Contest of the Journal of Romanian-Japanese cultural interferences HAIKU

 

古い手紙ー

忘れな草の花

封筒から落ちる

 

midnight –

an old woman hugs

the Mount Fuji’s picture

 

Special Recognition/Lauréates, Fujisan Haiku, 2013

 

真夜中ー

老婆が抱擁する

富士山の写真を

 

evening quiet –

from time to time a flake falls

onto yesterday

 

http://www.asahi.com/, 2018

http://www.asahi.com/ajw/special/haiku/#Header

 

夕方の静かさー

時々薄片が落ちる

昨日へ

 

toddler’s cry –

a praying mantis

on the wooden floor

 

Third Prize, Autumn Diogen Haiku Contest 2013

 

幼児の叫びー

祈っているカマキリ

木の床に

 

— Translated by Hidenori Hiruta

 

 

Bio:

Maria Tirenescu is was born in Sacel, Maramures, in 1949.

She is a mathematics teacher at Cugir, Romania.

Her poems have been published in the magazines Haiku and Albatross ( Romania), Gong (Frace ) and Ploc! (magazine online, France).

She is present in the anthologies in Romania and in the publications Mainichi and Asahi (Japan).

She has won various prizes for haiku in Romania, Japan, France and India. She has published four volumes of haiku and a volume of haibun.

 

Here are 11 photos presented by Ms. Maria Tirenescu for the World Haiku Series 2019, which will inspire you to write more haiku, I hope.

 

 

 

 

3 thoughts on “World Haiku Series 2019 (109) Haiku by Maria Tirenescu

  1. Thank you very much for having shared your fine works of haiku and fine photos with haiku friends in the world, Maria Tirenescu san! Best regards!

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