World Haiku Series 2020 (42) Haiku by Ivanka Kostantino

translated by: Alenka Zorman boy with the guitar over his furrowed cheeks streams of tears ギターを持つ少年 しわのある頬に 涙の流れ two ruby-red leaves a draft for the carpet on the autumn soil 真紅色の2枚の葉 カーペットの線画 秋の土の上 October rain - an acacia shoot in the shelter of a leaf 十月の雨 アカシアの新芽 葉の隠れ場に May breeze - spots of light jump … Continue reading World Haiku Series 2020 (42) Haiku by Ivanka Kostantino

Haiku by Chen Xiaoou in China

falling blossom pauses hesitating between continuing and returning 散ってくる花が止まる ためらっている 続行するか戻ろうか ancient pond in still water is a moon far more ancient 古代の池 静水に月 はるかに古代 earth! if we should descend to you and share your world of sakura 地球! 万一 あなたのところに降りて分かちあうなら あなたの桜の世界を fish out of water feel happier in the sea of sakura petals 水から出た魚 … Continue reading Haiku by Chen Xiaoou in China

World Haiku Series 2020 (41) Haiku by Isabella Kramer

knowing the way the old Bedouin draws lines into the desert sand   published on Asahi Haikuist Network 09-18-20 道を知っている 年取ったベドウィンは砂漠の砂に線を引く lost and found the raven on my shoulder no longer a stranger   first published on hedgerow: a journal of small poems #132 行方不明になり見つかった 私の肩のカラス もう他人ではない not a single firefly  curious who turned off the … Continue reading World Haiku Series 2020 (41) Haiku by Isabella Kramer

World Haiku Series 2020 (40) Haiku by Hifsa Ashraf

twilight hush . . . a cow’s bell keeps the herd on trackHaiku dialogue- Finding Peace and Contemplation たそがれ時の静けさ 牛の鈴が鳴り続ける 軌道に乗っている群れ-------year of the Oxavoidingthe scarlet skyJanuary 29, 2021ASAHI HAIKUIST NETWORK/ David McMurray : The Asahi Shimbun 丑の年 回避している 緋色の空を---------revealingmy intimacy blockmoon halohaikuniverse, June 20th, 2020 見せている 私の親密なブロックを 月の円光----------refugee food campoverlapping shadowsof the queuersThe Mamba, Journal … Continue reading World Haiku Series 2020 (40) Haiku by Hifsa Ashraf

Hainka : A Fusion of Haiku and Tanka By Pravat Kumar Padhy

Haruo Shirane in his article expressed, “One of the ideals that Basho espoused toward the end of his life was that of the "unchanging and the ever-changing" (fueki ryuko). The "unchanging" implied the need to seek the "truth of poetic art" (fuga no makoto), particularly in the poetic and spiritual tradition, to engage in the vertical axis, … Continue reading Hainka : A Fusion of Haiku and Tanka By Pravat Kumar Padhy

World Haiku Series 2020 (39) Haiku by Hidenori Hiruta

In the breeze a wanderer reaching the Jizō Pass 風薫る地蔵峠に辿り着く Jizō giving a welcome in the breeze 薫風や我を迎へる地蔵尊 Something audible praying in the breeze on the summit 薫風に祈りの混じる山の上 Buddha wearing a mask at zazen 釈迦如来マスク姿の座禅かな The Six Jizō standing on the Six Paths with a mask on マスクかけ六道に立つ六地蔵 The Jizō protecting babies with a mask … Continue reading World Haiku Series 2020 (39) Haiku by Hidenori Hiruta

World Haiku Series 2020 (38) Haiku by Henryk Czempiel

city lawn all these smells and colors  in the mower 7th Golden Haiku Poetry Contest 市内の芝生 これらすべてのにおいと色 芝刈り機に blooming jasmine her fragrance among the twigs Przekroj Magazine (in Polish) 花咲くジャスミン 彼女の香り 小枝の間に embracing the rough tree trunk Father’s Day 74th Basho Memorial English Haiku Contest (父の日の古木に両手回しけり, translated by Hidetake Kawaraji) a mountain stream from stone … Continue reading World Haiku Series 2020 (38) Haiku by Henryk Czempiel

The Results of THE CONTEST FOR CHILDREN 2021 : International Association MASTERS OF DWARF POETRY

----------------------------- PRIZE WINNERS OF THE CONTEST FOR CHILDREN 2021 International Association MASTERS OF DWARF POETRY     Russia,  Moscow     (President Alexander Dolin) ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- дорога к морю                                    a road to the sea рыночный гомон                                sounds of the market сливается с шумом волн              mixing with the roar of waves               Иван Подоплелов, д. Ликино,               Одинцовский район, … Continue reading The Results of THE CONTEST FOR CHILDREN 2021 : International Association MASTERS OF DWARF POETRY

World Haiku Series 2020 (37) Haiku by Hemapriya Chellappan

passion vines  the half-built house wet  with moonlight  -Wales Haiku Journal, Autumn 2020 チャボトケイソウ 半分建てられた家が濡れている 月光の下で silver moon  at the water's edge  I remain a stone  -The Mamba Journal, Sep 2020 銀色に輝く月 水の端で 私はまだ石のよう departing sun in my binoculars  returning geese  -Haiku of Merit, World Haiku Review 沈んでいく太陽 双眼鏡に 帰雁 origami a crane's call  folds … Continue reading World Haiku Series 2020 (37) Haiku by Hemapriya Chellappan

World Haiku Series 2020 (36) Haiku by Helen Buckingham

mindlessly stretching nature's template       (Bones, 20, July 2020) 自然のテンプレートを無意識に伸ばす Candlemas                                                     premature daffodils say it all (Modern Haiku, 51.2, Summer 2020) キャンドルマス 時期尚早の水仙 すべてを物語る sparkling spring water      … Continue reading World Haiku Series 2020 (36) Haiku by Helen Buckingham