石田三成辞世420周年:the 420th Anniversary of Ishida Mitsunari’s Farewell Tanka

Ishida Mitsunari (石田三成)is familiar in Akita Prefecture, Japan, as is shown in Hidenori Hiruta's e-book “HAIKU Surmounting 山上” published as (English Edition) Kindle版 through Amazon on September 9, 2019. Hiruta's haiku book has a page on a present sent from Ishida Mitsunari to Satake Yoshinobu(佐竹義宣), the first lord of the Akita Domain. Here is a copy … Continue reading 石田三成辞世420周年:the 420th Anniversary of Ishida Mitsunari’s Farewell Tanka

World Haiku Series 2020 (5) Haiku by Pravat Kumar Padhy

World Haiku Series 2020 (5) Haiku by Pravat Kumar Padhy   standing apart-- fresh blossom embraces closely its petals   Country Roads, May 4, 2020   離れて立っている 新鮮な花が抱きしめる 花びらをしっかりと   lockdown-- I drag my shadow away from the windowpane   behind the mask: haiku in the time of Covid-19, Spring Moon Press, 2020   封鎖 … Continue reading World Haiku Series 2020 (5) Haiku by Pravat Kumar Padhy

World Haiku Series 2020 (4) Haiku by an’ya

World Haiku Series 2020 (4) Haiku by an'ya     crescent moon at rest in the arms of a full moon   三日月 腕の中で休息 満月の     motionless sky twilit limbs release a bald eagle   動かない空 薄明かりの手が解き放す 白頭ワシを     ascending with its most noble prize – common crow   上昇 最も見事なほうびを持ってー 普通のカラス   … Continue reading World Haiku Series 2020 (4) Haiku by an’ya

World Haiku Series 2020 (3) Haiku by Angiola Inglese

World Haiku Series 2020 (3) Haiku by Angiola Inglese   isolation- sixty-four spaces on the chessboard   The Heron Nest Volume XXII, Number 3: September 2020   隔離 64スペース チェス盤に   cicada song - deep roots of the bindweed   THE ZEN SPACE - JUL 01 2020   蝉の鳴き声 深い根 ヒルガオの   half bloom of … Continue reading World Haiku Series 2020 (3) Haiku by Angiola Inglese

稲美里佳の短歌:Tanka by Rika Inami (40)

2020年12月 短歌 December 2020, Tanka All rights reserved ©Rika Inami 稲美 里佳                                     1.   光吸ふ琥珀ちりかふ万華鏡 君と我との一体変化   a kaleidoscope sucking light and scattering amber… it’s you and I transforming into one   2.     たまよする松はかはらず常盤なれ有尽の身のいろ秋にさめゆき   though … Continue reading 稲美里佳の短歌:Tanka by Rika Inami (40)

World Haiku Series 2020 (2) Haiku by Adam Wahlfeldt

World Haiku Series 2020 (2) Haiku by Adam Wahlfeldt   spring moon   singing her first lullaby   as a grandmother      春の月 初めての子守唄を歌っている 祖母として   day after sermon   slowly darkening     the rose petals   説教の翌日 ゆっくりと暮れていく バラの花びら   a summer rainfall   as the mosquitos find my neck   the … Continue reading World Haiku Series 2020 (2) Haiku by Adam Wahlfeldt

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2020 Akita International Haiku Contest RESULTS!

2020年度秋田国際俳句コンテストの結果! The Akita International Haiku Network is pleased to announce the winners of the 9th Annual Akita International Haiku Contests. It truly was an "international" contest, with poets from nearly 50 countries and 5 continents. In total, there were 607 haiku! We would like to thank all the judges, teachers, and haiku clubs around the globe who … Continue reading 2020 Akita International Haiku Contest RESULTS!

第9回秋田国際俳句コンテスト結果(英語部門・一般)The Results of 9th Akita International Haiku Contest (English Section—Open)

第9回秋田国際俳句コンテスト結果(英語部門・一般) The Results of 9th Akita International Haiku Contest (English Section—Open) The Akita International Haiku Network is happy to announce the results of the 9th Akita International Haiku Contest. 第9 回秋田国際俳句コンテスト【英語部門・一般】の結果を発表します。   The Akita International Haiku Network received 241 haiku for the English—Open category. Poets sent their submissions from throughout Japan, and 45 other countries: Algeria, Australia, … Continue reading 第9回秋田国際俳句コンテスト結果(英語部門・一般)The Results of 9th Akita International Haiku Contest (English Section—Open)

9回秋田国際俳句コンテスト結果(英語部門・学生)The Results of 9th Akita International Haiku Contest (English Section—Student)

第9回秋田国際俳句コンテスト結果(英語部門・学生) The Results of 9th Akita International Haiku Contest (English Section—Student) The Akita International Haiku Network is happy to announce the results of the 9th Akita International Haiku Contest. 第9 回秋田交際俳句コンテスト【英語部門・学生】の結果を発表します。 The Akita International Haiku Network received 195 haiku for the English—Student category. Students from elementary schools, middle schools and universities sent their submissions from all throughout … Continue reading 9回秋田国際俳句コンテスト結果(英語部門・学生)The Results of 9th Akita International Haiku Contest (English Section—Student)

9回秋田国際俳句コンテスト結果(日本語部門・一般)The Results of 9th Akita International Haiku Contest (Japanese Section—Open)

第9回秋田国際俳句コンテスト結果(日本語部門・一般) The Results of 9th Akita International Haiku Contest (Japanese Section—Open) 第9 回秋田国際俳句コンテスト【日本語部門・一般】の結果を発表します。 The Akita International Haiku Network is happy to announce the results of the 9th Akita International Haiku Contest.   今年は【日本語部門・一般】において、日本、インド、イギリス、アメリカから合計で133 句の応募を受け付けました。 Poets from throughout Japan, India, the UK, and the United States submitted a total of 133 Japanese language haiku to this year’s Japanese—Open … Continue reading 9回秋田国際俳句コンテスト結果(日本語部門・一般)The Results of 9th Akita International Haiku Contest (Japanese Section—Open)