World Haiku Series 2021 (3) Haiku by Bakhtiyar Amini 

meteor yesterday and today the same wish (The Haiku Foundation) 流星 昨日と今日 同じ願い housewarming the moon drops in empty-handed (The Mainichi ) 新築祝い 月が立ち寄る 手ぶらで new poem with each word a little bit less of me (Failed Haiku) 新しい詩 各語で 私みたいな所がちょっぴり少ない twilight deepens Grandma's wrinkles (The Mainichi) たそがれ 深くなる おばあちゃんの皺 memories pop up here and … Continue reading World Haiku Series 2021 (3) Haiku by Bakhtiyar Amini 

World Haiku Series 2021 (2) Haiku by Alan Peat

All published in 2021 opening up the tentative pink of each bud 開く 仮のピンク色 各蕾 after the rain stops rain from the branches 雨が止んだ後 雨 枝から the point of an icicle last summer’s rain 氷柱の地点 去年の夏の雨 howling gale the last of last year’s nest flies off ヒューヒューうなる強風 去年の最後の巣 飛び去る mountain cafe miso clouds the broth … Continue reading World Haiku Series 2021 (2) Haiku by Alan Peat

World Haiku Series 2021 (1) Haiku by Agus Maulana Sunjaya

drifting clouds the thought of going home lingers (The Mainichi, January 25, 2021) 漂う雲 家に帰る思いに ずっとふける the stillness of a heron's nest winter moon (Wales Haiku Journal, January 30, 2021) 静けさ サギの巣に 冬の月 mother’s tombstone emerges from the fallen leaves a cicada (Honorable Mention – The 24th Mainichi Haiku Contest) 母の墓石 落ち葉から出てくる 蝉 afternoon breeze … Continue reading World Haiku Series 2021 (1) Haiku by Agus Maulana Sunjaya

The Results of the World Haiku Series 2021

Instead of Matsuo Basho, it is my greatest delight and honor to announce the results of the World Haiku Series 2021. We would like to express our great gratitude to the authors who kindly and delightedly sent their fine works of haiku, photo haiku, or haiga. We are also willing to share their excellent works … Continue reading The Results of the World Haiku Series 2021

Haiku by Chen Xiaoou in China (7)

wagon lurches along awakened sleepers soon fall into sleep again ワゴンがよろめきながら進む 眠りこけた御者が目覚め すぐまた眠りこける falling blossom pauses in the air snapshot on my camera 散る花 空中で一時停止 私のカメラでスナップショット in my hand and so far away the flying kite 私の手にいながら とっても遠いところに 揚がっている凧 dews glittering in the morning sun spider web 露がきらめいている 朝日で 蜘蛛の巣 grinding rocks into sands on … Continue reading Haiku by Chen Xiaoou in China (7)