World Haiku Series 2019 (172) Haiku by Srinivasa Rao Sambangi

World Haiku Series 2019 (172)

Haiku by Srinivasa Rao Sambangi

 

stone Buddha —
all the blows
that made him

 

(Cattails, October 2017)

 

石の仏陀

すべての打撃

彼を作りました

 

Ramadan
the bird feeder
full of grains

 

(Stardust, November 2019)

 

ラマダン

鳥の餌箱

穀物でいっぱい

 

cell tower zone
I know the sparrow
by a ringtone

 

(Canada Haiku Review, February 2019)

 

セルタワーゾーン

すずめを知っている

着信音で

 

family dispute
foxtail outgrows
the farmhouse

 

(Failed Haiku, Issue 33, September 2018)

 

家族の口論

アワが大きくなる

農家

 

cirrus clouds
I inhale deep into
father’s bones

 

(Wales Haiku Journal, Autumn Issue 2018)

 

巻雲

私は深く吸い込む

父の骨まで

 

pumpkin stem
my child tries to lift
the universe

 

(Canada Haiku Review, October 2018)

 

カボチャの茎

私の子供が持ち上げようとする

宇宙を

 

baby in a crib
spring breeze rocks
the sparrow’s nest

 

(Frogpond, 41:2 Spring/Summer 2018)

 

ベビーベッドの赤ちゃん

春の風が揺り動かす

すずめの巣を

 

caught in the web
a fly
. . . and the spider

 

(Stardust, April 2018)

 

クモの巣に捕らえられた

ハエ

... そしてクモ

 

chrysanthemums
the thread slips from
granny’s needle

 

(Modern Haiku,  49:3 Autumn 2018)

 

糸が抜ける

おばあちゃんの針から

 

bush warbler song
a fragment
follows the phrase

 

(Modern Haiku, 49.1, Spring 2018)

 

ウグイスの歌

断片

フレーズに従う

 

— Translated by Hidenori Hiruta

 

Brief Bio:

Srinivasa Rao Sambangi is a Six Sigma Master Black Belt working with a Pharma company in Hyderabad, India.

He takes a special interest in oriental poetry forms, especially haiku.

His haiku are published in various international journals/anthologies like Frogpond, Modern Haiku, Failed Haiku, Akitsu, World Haiku Review, Herons Nest, Chrysanthemum, Wild Plum, NHK Masters, Taj Mahal Review etc.

He is also recognized in several international haiku contests.

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