Haiku by Vladislava Simonova in Ukraine (3)

this spring even the trees are wearing military uniform この春 木も身につけている 軍服を the bees don't hear air raid alert the lindens' blooming ミツバチには聞こえない 空襲警報 リンデンの開花 pink rose bush to comfort myself I'll make a bouquet ピンクのバラの茂み 慰めるために 花束を作ります the rain is drizzling... little shoes are in blood stains 霧雨 小さな靴に 血痕 chihuahua barks at explosions … Continue reading Haiku by Vladislava Simonova in Ukraine (3)

稲美里佳の短歌:Tanka by Rika Inami (58)

2022年6月 短歌 June 2022, Tanka All rights reserved ©Rika Inami 稲美 里佳   1 森のなか小夜啼鳥(さよなきどり)は鳴き已まず 嬉々とし飛翔する君を見つ in the forest nightingale doesn’t stop   singing  seeing you fly happily in the air 2  順々に巡りくる幸たまふ今日は野にかがよふ五月(さつき)の光 blessing going round being given us in turn-- today on fields the sparkling light of May 3  畦に咲く白詰草は白を詰め風のそよぎのひとときに酔ふ between paddies… white clover stuffed fully with … Continue reading 稲美里佳の短歌:Tanka by Rika Inami (58)

Haiku by Chen Xiaoou in China (13)

Ten English Haiku Ten English haiku, the first four of which are on the theme of the Ancient World, and the fifth based upon a Folk Tale from Japan in his field he leaves some grain for poor women (Ancient Hebrews) 畑に 彼はいくつかの穀物を残す 貧しい女性のために Mesopotamia I visit the birthplace of civilization (Ancient Mesopotamia) メソポタミア 私は発祥の地を訪ねる 文明の almost buried Sphinx in … Continue reading Haiku by Chen Xiaoou in China (13)