Haiku by Chen Xiaoou in China (9)

10 English haiku

cold rainy day
enjoying a hot shower
in my bathroom

寒い雨の日
熱いシャワーを楽しむ
バスルームで
 
flower waiting
for the wind to come
fertilization

花が待っている
風が吹いてくるのを
受精
 
she’s away
I kiss only my
ice cream

彼女が去っていく
私はキスをする
アイスクリームだけに
 
autumn breeze
leaves realize their
dream of flying 

秋のそよ風
葉が実現する
飛ぶ夢を

Apollo 11
a dark night that lasts
for eight days  

A few more words for Apollo 11: 
when astronauts leave the earth, there will be no daylight for lack of atmosphere. 
Apollo 11 was the first spacecraft from our earth that arrived on the moon and the journey to and back took eight days.

アポロ11号
8日間続く
暗い夜
 
talking in sleep
night conversation
with my pillow  

寝言
夜の会話
枕と 
 
Molly and Jack
dating at a black hole
where time stops 

モリーとジャック
ブラックホールでデート
時間が止まるところ

winter sleep
the marmot dreams
of an early spring       
 
first published by Failed Haiku (a Senryu Magazine)

冬の睡眠
マーモットが夢を見る
早春の

Australia in September
Japanese visitors pour in
with sakura visas     
 
first published by Australian Haiku Society

9月のオーストラリア
日本人の訪問者が押し寄せる
さくらのビザを持って

lighting up the books
I read at night
fireflies in bottle
 
first published by Asahi Shimbun

本を照らしながら
夜に読む
瓶の中のホタル

― Translated into Japanese by Hidenori Hiruta

A Chinese haiku with English translation

长寿与康健
世间多少祝和愿
尽在五言间
 
health and longevity
millions of blessings
and good wishes
throughout our lives
are no more than
these two words

健康と長寿
何百万もの祝福
そして良い願いは
私たちの人生を通して
この2つの言葉
以上のものでない

Here is a haiga, which appeared on Daily Haiga.

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