World Haiku Series 2019 (169) Haiku by Slobodan Pupovac

World Haiku Series 2019 (169)

Haiku by Slobodan Pupovac

 

the old roof

tirelessly drips and

drips and drips

 

(The Asahi Shimbun, 17.02.2017.)

 

古い屋根

疲れを知らずしたたる

したたるそしてしたたる

 

old chimney nest

the first jump

in the blue sky

 

(Bonsai Journal, May, 2018)

 

古い煙突の巣

最初のジャンプ

青い空に

 

morning walk

the traces remains

on my feet

 

(Chrysanthemum, No. 22, 2017)

 

朝の散歩

名残は残る

私の足に

 

birdsong –
the family in black
around the open grave

 

(Cattails, April, 2018)

 

鳥のさえずり

黒服の家族

広々とした墓の周りに

 

open sunroof

an unwished bird’s gift

from the sky

 

(Haiku Windows, 21st February 2018)

 

オープンサンルーフ

願ってもない贈り物

空から

 

summer morning

the sea washes

the old rocks

 

(Acorn, Spring, 2018)

 

夏の朝

海が洗う

古い岩を

 

old stump
again meets
the first snow

 

(The Heron’s Nest, March, 2018)

 

古い切り株

再び会う

初雪に

 

 

ear of corn

on the crawler belt

of the battle tank

 

(Modern Haiku, Winter/Spring, No.49.1, 2018)

 

トウモロコシの実

クローラーベルトに

戦車の

 

countryside

my bare feet

are green

 

(World Haiku Review, March, 2018)

 

田舎

私の素足

緑です

 

sandy beach –
the footprint runs away
with the first wave

 

(Frogpond, Spring/Summer, No. 42.2, 2019)

 

砂浜

足跡は逃げ去る

最初の波で

 

— Translated by Hidenori Hiruta

 

Bio:

Slobodan Pupovac

e-mail: trener@bushido.hr

Born 17.04.1957. in Vrhnika, Slovenia

Residence in Zagreb, Croatia

Slobodan Pupovac studied at the University in Zagreb, graduated Law.

He works as General Secretary of the Zagreb Karate Association.

Haiku poetry he writes since June, 2016.

Until now, his haiku poems has been published in the Croatian haiku magazines IRIS, The Ludbreg collection, The Green Path collection, The Rovinj collection.

His haiku poems have been published in the International haiku magazines: The Asahi Shimbun, 9th Yamadera Bashō Memorial Museum Collection, Cattails, Chrysanthemum, Modern Haiku, The Heron’s Nest, Acorn, Frogpond, Bonsai Journal, The Mamba, World Haiku Review, The Haiku Foundation.

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