World Haiku Series 2021 (20) Haiku by Henryk Czempiel

sound of a cello
for a moment her pale face
in the underpass

2nd Tucson Haiku Hike

チェロの音
しばらくの間彼女の青ざめた顔
地下道で

cherry buds
she repeats silently
how to tell him

Vancouver Haiku Invitational 2021 

桜のつぼみ
彼女は静かに繰り返す
彼に伝える方法
 
little girl practices
Chopin's Funeral March
half smile of grandma

ABSENCE, Anthology of the Polish funeral haiku

小さな女の子の練習
ショパンの葬送行進曲
おばあちゃんの半分の笑顔

she adjusts his tie
as gently as usual 
an open coffin

ABSENCE, Anthology of the Polish funeral haiku

彼女は彼のネクタイを調整する
いつものように優しく
開いた棺

fire in her eyes
the last rumba in Kabul
before they come

Haiku in Action

彼女の目にきらめき
カブールの最後のルンバ
彼らが来る前に
 
October chill
she wraps herself tighter
in her late mother's shawl

Haiku in Action

10月の寒さ
彼女は自分をしっかりと包む
亡き母のショールで

roasted pumpkin
my old mother asks again
who taught me this

THF Monthly Kukai

焼きかぼちゃ
年老いた母が再び尋ねる
誰が私にこれを教えたの

Thunder moon
shadows of the felled trees
on the residence

Asahi Haikuist Network

7月の満月
伐採された木の影
住居に

border river
the crunching of thin ice
under refugee sandals

13th Yamadera Basho Memorial Museum English Haiku Contest

国境の川
薄い氷の砕ける音
難民サンダルの下で

white Christmas
waiting in the roadside bar
for a snowplough

Blo͞o Outlier Journal #1

ホワイト・クリスマス
道端のバーで待っている
除雪車のため

― Translated into Japanese by Hidenori Hiruta

Mr. Henryk Czempiel kindly and delightedly presented four photos to the World Haiku Series 2021.

Short bio:

Henryk Czempiel was born in 1965. 
He lives in Strzelce Opolskie in Poland, where he works in the municipal office. 
He is a mining engineer and mathematician by education. 
In his spare time Henryk traverses the nearby forest park or plays chess. 
He is a member of the Polish Haiku Association.

One thought on “World Haiku Series 2021 (20) Haiku by Henryk Czempiel

  1. Thank you very much for the read, and the stunning photographs. I loved the red boat, and when I looked again, I noticed a little bird perched on it – a welcome surprise! “she adjusts his tie” and “roasted pumpkin” haiku – so much said in a few words. Heartbreaking, and beautiful.

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