World Haiku Series 2021 (30) Haiku by Madhuri Pillai

golden wattle...
almost a gallop
in the dog’s stride

( Hedgerow #135)

ゴールデンワトル
ほとんどギャロップ
犬の歩みで

wet driveway 
the many questions
in magpie’s gaze

( Stardust Haiku #Issue 50 Feb. 2021)

濡れた私道
多くの質問
カササギの視線で

shards of moon
through moulting elm...
a newborn’s wail

(Blithe Spirit -Vol.31, No.3, August 2021)

月の破片
脱皮エルムを通して...
新生児の嘆き

mynah birds...
the car park afloat
with twilight tales

( Echidna Tracks, July 1, 2021)

マイナ鳥
駐車場が浮かんでいる
夕暮れの物語で

winter creek
as still as the photographer
a waterfowl 

( Cattails, Oct. 2021)

冬の小川
写真家と同じくらい静か
水鳥

QR code —
checking my ‘checking in’
the checkout lady

( Cattails, Oct.2021)

QRコード 
私の「チェックイン」をチェックする
チェックアウトレディ

brindle...
the dog becomes
one with the bush

( Brassbellhaiku.blogspot.com, Feb. 2021)

ブリンドル
犬は
茂みのあるもの

morning contrail the world at a stretch

( Presence #69, March 2021)

朝の飛行機雲一気に世界に

creek bench
a magpie eases
into my solitude 

(Chrysanthemum - haiku.net, April 2021)

クリークベンチ
カササギがゆっくり入る
私の孤独に

kitchen window
into winter’s paleness
white camellias

(Blithe Spirit - Vol.31, Aug. 2021)

キッチンの窓
冬の蒼白に
白椿

-Translated into Japanese by Hidenori Hiruta

Bio:

Madhuri Pillai discovered haiku and related forms in 2011 and has taken to it like duck to water.

Her work has been published in various international journals. Besides books and writing, Madhuri is passionate about animal welfare.

Madhuri lives in Melbourne with her family.

13 thoughts on “World Haiku Series 2021 (30) Haiku by Madhuri Pillai

  1. Stunning haiku. Each better than the previous one.
    I’m a great fan of your haiku, Madhuri.
    Keep writing and keep inspiring.

  2. All so fabulous Madhuri. Love your craft.
    Congratulations!
    ~ Christina

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