World Haiku Series 2021 (13) Haiku by Ed Bremson

Easter morning
all the birds singing
Savior, Savior

Asahi Shimbun, April 2, 2021

イースターの朝
すべての鳥が歌う
救世主、救世主

not so happy...
another New Year's Eve
without her

Asahi Shimbun, forthcoming

それほど幸せではない
別の大晦日
彼女がいなくて

suddenly there is time no more cherry blossoms

is/let, March 23, 2021

いきなり その時 もう桜の花が見えない

deep into autumn
thinking about that moment
when everything changed

Best of Autumn Moon Haiku Journal, Honorable Mention, July 20, 2021

深まっていく秋
その瞬間を考える
すべてが変わった時

solitude...
I spend time learning
about myself

WHR, World Haiku Review 2021, second prize, Shintai Haiku

孤独
学ぶことに時間を費やす
自分について

at the bottom
of a wishing well
cherry blossoms

5th Bulgarian Haiku contest, honorable mention

願かけ井戸の
底に
桜の花

protected…
the last passenger pigeon
stuffed, behind glass

Bloo Outlier Journal, forthcoming

保護された
最後のリョコウバト
ぬいぐるみ、ガラスの後ろに

slowly
then all at once...
mother's death

WHR, World Haiku Review 2021, Haiku of Merit, Vanguard Haiku

ゆっくりと
その後突然
母の死

ill-equipped

for the days ahead…

inner child

unpublished photo haiku

(see attached photo, “haiga ill equipped)

設備が整っていない

今後数日間

インナーチャイルド

covid spring

the slow blossoming

of hope

Daily Haiga, June 2021

(see attached photo “spring hope)

コロナの春

希望が

ゆっくりと開花する

― Translated into Japanese by Hidenori Hiruta

Ed Bremson has been writing and publishing poetry for fifty years.

His poems have appeared recently in the journals Prune Juice, Daily Haiga, Autumn Moon Haiku, Frogpond, the Japanese newspaper Asahi Shimbun, as well as receiving an honorable mention in the Vancouver Cherry Blossom Festival.

In 2017-2018 he was selected three times as Haiku Master of the Week by NHK World, Japanese TV.

In 2021 he has won four awards.

Ed lives in Raleigh, NC, USA.

Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/edbremson

Twitter: 
http://twitter.com/edbremson


6 thoughts on “World Haiku Series 2021 (13) Haiku by Ed Bremson

  1. Much enjoyed. The one-line haiku particularly spoke to me: I was just thinking that maybe this year I’ll finally go to D.C. to see cherry blossoms. So many things we miss, and time goes by so fast.

  2. बहुत भावपूर्ण हाइकु धन्यवाद।

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