Haiku by Chen Xiaoou in China (20)

10 English Haiku

(1)

New Year call

this kimono visits

that kimono

新年の挨拶

和服が

和服に

(2)

back from Japan

greeting my husband

with a deep bow

日本から帰国

夫に挨拶

深いお辞儀で

     first appeared on Haiku Foundation

(3)

a gust of wind

the girl holds tighter

to the string 

突風

少女がしっかりとつかむ

凧紐を 

(4)

eyes moving

through the night

a black cat  

目が動く

一晩中

黒猫 

(5)

lightning

the shortness of

white night 

稲妻

白夜の短さ

(6)

wedding day

beginning to call

her mother mom 

結婚式の日

呼び始める

彼女の母をママと 

(7)

cuckoo

eggs in the nest

of other birds

カッコウ

他の鳥の巣に

(8)

autumn wind

my dog chasing

a running leaf

秋の風

犬が追いかける

走っている葉を 

(9)

drifting in a boat

the paddle occasionally

disturbs the moon

ボートで漂流

パドルが時折

月の邪魔をする

first appeared on Japan Society

(10)

flea market

purchasing a fly

in amber 

のみの市

ハエ入りの琥珀を

購入

     first appeared on Haiku Xpressions

A Chinese Haiku

建起沙城堡

男孩从此当国王

乘着未涨潮

the boy builds

a sand castle where

he begins to reign

over his kingdom

before the tide

rises

男の子が作る

砂の城を

彼は君臨し始める

彼の王国を

潮の

満ちる前

― Translated into Japanese by Hidenori Hiruta  

3 thoughts on “Haiku by Chen Xiaoou in China (20)

  1. Yet
    a step forward,
    in the path of my heart:
    the beauty of Poetry will be Freedom inside this Sky!

    ©Francesco Favetta

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