World Haiku Series 2020 (20) Haiku by Barbara Olmtak

World Haiku Series 2020 (20) Haiku by Barbara Olmtak   rain-laden clouds a white hydrangea touching earth   雨雲 白い紫陽花 地に触れる   tropical elegance in the somersaults hummingbird’s call   熱帯の優雅さ 宙返りで ハチ鳥の声   nature’s shelter for the rainy season mushrooms   自然の避難所 梅雨の時期 きのこ   a thousand times brighter the moon and sky persimmons … Continue reading World Haiku Series 2020 (20) Haiku by Barbara Olmtak

稲美里佳の短歌:Tanka by Rika Inami (42)

2021年2月 短歌 February 2021, Tanka All rights reserved ©Rika Inami 稲美 里佳      1.     おごりたつ荒びの風よ大寒の野に白き渦けむらせにけり   haughty, rough winds swirl up white snow flakes on the vague plains in the coldest season   2.     魔の雪は我が身にふりて凍らせむ魂 (たま) さまよふは色無き原野   Devil Snow falling on my body and freezing... my breath wanders in … Continue reading 稲美里佳の短歌:Tanka by Rika Inami (42)

World Haiku Series 2020 (19) Haiku by Christiane Ranieri

World Haiku Series 2020 (19) Haiku by Christiane Ranieri   her hand from my hand escapes flight of the butterfly   Honorable Mention The 8th Annual Akita International Haiku Contest (2019)   彼女の手 私の手から逃げる 蝶の飛行   Refugee camp a kite escapes from the child's hand   4th place European Quarterly Kukai XVI Edition Winter 2018 … Continue reading World Haiku Series 2020 (19) Haiku by Christiane Ranieri

World Haiku Series 2020 (18) Haiku by Dušan Mijajlović Adski

World Haiku Series 2020 (18) Haiku by Dušan Mijajlović Adski   Ancestors’ graveyard – my return unnoticed by most   祖先の墓 私の帰りは気付かれなかった ほとんどの人に     A bell ringer let up the rope long ago – the hills are resounding now   鳴鐘人 ずっと前にロープを手放す 丘は今響き渡っている   Мy shadow swallowed by the first dusk – where to … Continue reading World Haiku Series 2020 (18) Haiku by Dušan Mijajlović Adski

World Haiku Series 2020 (17) Haiku by Bakhtiyar Amini

World Haiku Series 2020 (17) Haiku by Bakhtiyar Amini   light rain I can not remember your name Blithe Spirit 小雨 思い出せない あなたの名前   sharing watermelon your half redder than mine The Mamba 西瓜を分け合う あなたの半分は赤い 私のより   a romantic supper the moon is crawling slowly from my plate to yours Modern Haiku   ロマンチックな夕食 月がゆっくり進む … Continue reading World Haiku Series 2020 (17) Haiku by Bakhtiyar Amini

World Haiku Series 2020 (16) Haiku by Carmela Marino

World Haiku Series 2020 (16) Haiku by Carmela Marino   moon flower… the rest of a dream on the windowsill   June 24,2020 on Haiku Commentary   夕顔 夢の残り 窓辺に     his deep sleep the milk of my breast frozen   July 1,2020  honorable mention   on The 5th Annual H. Gene Murtha Memorial Senryu … Continue reading World Haiku Series 2020 (16) Haiku by Carmela Marino

World Haiku Series 2020 (15) Haiku by Dinko Sule  

World Haiku Series 2020 (15) Haiku by Dinko Sule   DINKO SULE (GROHOTE OTOK ŠOLTA, 1953)     Lives and works in Grohote/ Island of Šolta/ Croatia Career: Chemical technician, painter and poet     the spring yellow-green world the traffic light   Photo: Dinko Sule Translated by Đ. V. Rožić    春 黄色・緑色の世界 信号機                                                                              … Continue reading World Haiku Series 2020 (15) Haiku by Dinko Sule  

World Haiku Series 2020 (14) Haiku by Antonella Seidita

World Haiku Series 2020 (14) Haiku by Antonella Seidita   Dad and mom Infinite caresses between those hands   (published on Haikuniverse)   父と母 数え切れない抱擁 手と手の間   Apple pie A scent of autumn with every bite   (published on Stardust Haiku Issue 46)    アップルパイ 秋の香り 一口毎に   Lavender in bloom The scent of grandmother … Continue reading World Haiku Series 2020 (14) Haiku by Antonella Seidita

World Haiku Series 2020 (13) Haiku by Keith A. SIMMONDS

World Haiku Series 2020 (13) Haiku by Keith A. SIMMONDS   A red butterfly quivering upon a rose… ephemeral glow   赤い蝶 バラに震える 一時的な熱情    Visiting hours… mum calls me by a name from her repertoire   訪問時間 母が私を名前で呼ぶ 彼女のレパートリーから   Social distancing… when will it ever become a remote memory?   人と人との間隔を保つ いつになるのだろうか 遠い思い出に … Continue reading World Haiku Series 2020 (13) Haiku by Keith A. SIMMONDS

World Haiku Series 2020 (12) Haiku by Christina Chin

World Haiku Series 2020 (12) Haiku by Christina Chin     a kiss beside the shoji screen  b u t t e r f l i e s    Published in Akitsu Quarterly Journal   キス 障子のそばで 蝶々     checkered light under the trellis petrea volubilis   Published in Cantos 2020    多彩な光 格子の下 … Continue reading World Haiku Series 2020 (12) Haiku by Christina Chin