after the long whistle . . . moonlit fields 後 長い笛 月明かりの野原 on the still mill owner’s roof also — hailstones 上に 静かな製紛場の所有者の屋根も あられ among the cold stones somehow a single lily — my fifty two years 冷たい石の間 どういうわけか一輪の百合 私の52年間 spring drizzle . . . the weather app is slow to upgrade 春の霧雨 天気アプリが遅い 格上げへ one hundred and eight water streams to wash my sins — end of pilgrimage 百八 私の罪を洗う水の流れ 巡礼の終わり summer noon . . . the astrologer yawns and spreads my palm 夏の昼. 占星術師はあくびをする そして私の手のひらを広げる departing cold . . . my friend's train arrives an hour late 遠のく寒さ 友達の電車が到着 1時間遅れ cold evening . . . the female mannequin’s blood - red lips 寒い夕方 女性のマネキン人形の 血のように赤い唇 spring breeze . . . dad refuses another chemo shot 春風 父さんは別のものを拒否する 化学療法のワクチン接種 zoom meeting — a large chrysanthemum at sensei’s back ズームミーティング 大きな菊 先生の後ろに ― Translated into Japanese by Hidenori Hiruta
Mr. Kanchan Chatterjee kindly and delightedly presented his six photos to the World Haiku Series 2020.
World Haiku Series 2019 (87) Haiku by Kanchan Chatterjee
Kanchan Chatterjee was twice winner of NHK—Haiku Masters series in Japan.
He was a second prize winner of 21st.
Mainichi Haiku Contest, Japan (in 2017), Second Prize in ‘Sharpening the green pencil haiku contest’ organized by Romanian Kukai group (in 2019), he has also got Honorable mentions in 73rd.
Basho Memorial Haiku Contest, 2019 ( Organized by Iga City, japan), 2017, Eto en Oi Ocha haiku contest, Japan, 2017 and Wild Plum haiku Contest, 2015.
He received the third prize in Wild Plum haiku Contest, 2018 among others. He is the author of Scattered Leaves — a collection of haiku, 2020; a contributor to Beyond the Fields (a trilingual anthology of haiku), 2017 and some other anthologies.