Haiku by Chen Xiaoou in China (Renewed Version)

Firstly, here are some screen shots Mr. Chen Xiaoou took on May 8 when he shared our Akita International Haiku Network with his haiku pieces on it with his Chinese friends on Wechat. Here is also the calligraphy written and sent by his friend Liu Jinlan as congratulations to him. Lastly, please appreciate again haiku by Chen … Continue reading Haiku by Chen Xiaoou in China (Renewed Version)

World Haiku Series 2020 (42) Haiku by Ivanka Kostantino

translated by: Alenka Zorman boy with the guitar over his furrowed cheeks streams of tears ギターを持つ少年 しわのある頬に 涙の流れ two ruby-red leaves a draft for the carpet on the autumn soil 真紅色の2枚の葉 カーペットの線画 秋の土の上 October rain - an acacia shoot in the shelter of a leaf 十月の雨 アカシアの新芽 葉の隠れ場に May breeze - spots of light jump … Continue reading World Haiku Series 2020 (42) Haiku by Ivanka Kostantino

Haiku by Chen Xiaoou in China

falling blossom pauses hesitating between continuing and returning 散ってくる花が止まる ためらっている 続行するか戻ろうか ancient pond in still water is a moon far more ancient 古代の池 静水に月 はるかに古代 earth! if we should descend to you and share your world of sakura 地球! 万一 あなたのところに降りて分かちあうなら あなたの桜の世界を fish out of water feel happier in the sea of sakura petals 水から出た魚 … Continue reading Haiku by Chen Xiaoou in China

World Haiku Series 2020 (41) Haiku by Isabella Kramer

knowing the way the old Bedouin draws lines into the desert sand   published on Asahi Haikuist Network 09-18-20 道を知っている 年取ったベドウィンは砂漠の砂に線を引く lost and found the raven on my shoulder no longer a stranger   first published on hedgerow: a journal of small poems #132 行方不明になり見つかった 私の肩のカラス もう他人ではない not a single firefly  curious who turned off the … Continue reading World Haiku Series 2020 (41) Haiku by Isabella Kramer

World Haiku Series 2020 (40) Haiku by Hifsa Ashraf

twilight hush . . . a cow’s bell keeps the herd on trackHaiku dialogue- Finding Peace and Contemplation たそがれ時の静けさ 牛の鈴が鳴り続ける 軌道に乗っている群れ-------year of the Oxavoidingthe scarlet skyJanuary 29, 2021ASAHI HAIKUIST NETWORK/ David McMurray : The Asahi Shimbun 丑の年 回避している 緋色の空を---------revealingmy intimacy blockmoon halohaikuniverse, June 20th, 2020 見せている 私の親密なブロックを 月の円光----------refugee food campoverlapping shadowsof the queuersThe Mamba, Journal … Continue reading World Haiku Series 2020 (40) Haiku by Hifsa Ashraf

Hainka : A Fusion of Haiku and Tanka By Pravat Kumar Padhy

Haruo Shirane in his article expressed, “One of the ideals that Basho espoused toward the end of his life was that of the "unchanging and the ever-changing" (fueki ryuko). The "unchanging" implied the need to seek the "truth of poetic art" (fuga no makoto), particularly in the poetic and spiritual tradition, to engage in the vertical axis, … Continue reading Hainka : A Fusion of Haiku and Tanka By Pravat Kumar Padhy