World Haiku Series 2019 (126) Haiku by Mohammad Azim Khan

World Haiku Series 2019 (126)

Haiku by Mohammad Azim Khan

 

green stones …

the moss conquers

the mountain 

 

Asahi Haikuist Network, March 17 2017

 

緑の石…

コケが山を征服する

 

war zone …

amongst the rubble

an empty birdcage

 

Acorn Issue #37, Fall 2016

 

戦争地帯…

瓦礫の中に

空の鳥かご

 

broken home

the child slips

out of the crack

 

Prune Juice Issue 20, November 2016

 

崩壊した家庭

子供が亀裂から滑り落ちる

 

dark night 

the sea swallowing

the silver sand

 

The Mainichi, November 14, 2015

 

暗い夜

海が銀色の砂を飲み込んでいる

 

spring time

sparrows renew 

their disputes

 

The Heron’s Nest Volume XIX, Number 2: June 2017

 

春の一時

すずめが口論を再び始める

 

moonlit night

the sound of nurturing 

from a foxhole 

 

Runner-up IAFOR Vladimir Devidé Haiku Award 2017

 

月夜

子育ての音

狐の穴から

 

moon shadow

the arch

of a dumpster diver

 

Modern Haiku 48.2 Summer 2017

 

月の影

ゴミ箱ダイバーのアーチ

 

old frog …

the pond wobbles

under its belly

 

Under the Basho, 2016 Issue

 

年取ったカエル…

池がぐらぐらする

その腹の下で

 

long drive … 

she exposes

her tattooed butterfly 

 

Modern Haiku 49.2, 2018

 

長いドライブ…

彼女は入れ墨の蝶を見せる

 

waning moon …

he returns with a heavy Samsonite  

infant five years old

 

Acorn -Issue #40, Spring 2018

 

下弦の月 …

彼は重いサムソナイトで戻る

5歳児

 

— Translated by Hidenori Hiruta

 

Here are two photos kindly and delightedly presented by Mr. Mohammad Azim Khan for the World Haiku Series 2019.

 

Bio:

Mohammad Azim Khan is from Peshawar, Pakistan and retired from the United Nations. Recently, he has developed a special interest in haiku and published his work in  AcornModern Haiku, Frogpond,The Asahi ShimbunThe Mainichi and The Heron’s Nest.

His other interests include gardening, reading, collecting vintage ceramics, and looking after his three pet dogs.

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