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(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 Japan and 10 other countries: Ghana, India, Nepal, New Zealand, Nigeria, Philippines, Poland, Romania, Russia, and the United States.

今年の【英語部門・学生】において、日本全国および、10 か国:ガーナ、インド、ネパール、ニュージーランド、ナイジェリア、フィリピン、ポーランド、ルーマニア、ロシアの小学生、中学生、大学生から合計で195 句の応募を受け付けました。

Theme: Time; Temporality

お題 :「時間、時間性」

Judges:  Ben Grafström, Hidenoru Hiruta, and David McMurray

選者:ベン グラフストロム、蛭田秀法、デビッド マクマレイ

英語部門・学生
English—Student

特選

Winning Haiku

Autumn cuckoo

stay warm with me here

as long as you can

Miho Kuroki—International University of Kagoshima (Kagoshima, Japan)

 

特選

Winning Haiku

gradually fading

a memory from summer

with cicadas

Shunsuke Horiguchi—International University of Kagoshima (Kagoshima, Japan)

 

入選 (HONORABLE MENTION)

Independence Day—

the little child walks around

without touching walls

Oluwasegun Oluseyi Adesina—Obafemi Awolowo University (Nigeria)

*****

migrating cranes

mom still working abroad

for a better life

Olaru Maria—Elena Rares School (Romania)

*****

A new dusk arrived

The last of 2019

And stayed forever.

Aastha Khanna—Faculty of Law, University of Delhi (India)

*****

My summer vacation

I cannot go out

without mask

Yousei Shimono—International University of Kagoshima (Kagoshima, Japan)

*****

An ancient hour glass

drips sand like a slow turtle

suddenly I’m old.

Victoria Rhee—Robert C. Fisler Elementary School (Fullerton, California)

*****

Black cat looks at the clock strikes 4:00. I’m afraid of the dark.

Yuri Fukushige—International University of Kagoshima (Kagoshima, Japan)

*****

No matter how sad the day

tears will reflect

tomorrow’s brilliance

Sakurako Otani—International University of Kagoshima (Kagoshima, Japan)

*****

A nephew was born,

His hands surprisingly small,

I’m grown up notice.

Riko Kitano—Sakuranomiya Junior High School (Osaka, Japan)

*****

On the winter sky,

spread across the sky

the ocean of constellations

冬天や広がる星座海の如

tō ten ya hirogaru seiza umi no goto

Yuuki Hara—International University of Kagoshima (Kagoshima, Japan)

(Hidenori Hiruta, trans.)

*****

Autumn with the sky clear and blue

Children’s voice

rustling the leaves in the tree

Tobo Ayane—International University of Kagoshima (Kagoshima, Japan)

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