The 2019 Akita International Haiku Contest ・ 2019年度秋田国際俳句コンテスト

INTRODUCTION 日本語の案内は英文の下にあります The Akita International Haiku, Senryū, and Tanka Network organized the Japan-Russia Haiku Contest with great success for 7 years. This tri-lingual (Japanese, Russian, and English) contest always yielded beautiful poetry from poets all over the world. This year, however, we are re-launching the haiku contest simply as "Akita International Haiku Contest" and will … Continue reading The 2019 Akita International Haiku Contest ・ 2019年度秋田国際俳句コンテスト

World Haiku Series 2019 : Guidelines

    Introduction   330 years have passed since Matsuo Bashō「松尾芭蕉, 1644–1694」visited Kisakata「象潟」on the evening of August 1, 1689. Now, the statue of Bashō is erected in the garden of Kammanji Temple「蚶満寺」in Kisakata, Nikaho City「にかほ市」, Akita Prefecture「秋田県」. If Bashō were to be here, the greatest master of haiku would be greatly surprised to find that … Continue reading World Haiku Series 2019 : Guidelines

Haiku by Đurđa Vukelić Rožić in Croatia (2)

Haiku by Đurđa Vukelić Rožić in Croatia (2)       sunny August day – a man and his dog pass away together   八月の太陽のよく照る日 ― 男と犬が 一緒に亡くなる     road accident – a fireman rinses a rainbow off the asphalt   道路事故 ― 消防士が虹を洗い落とす アスファルトから     sunny day – a flock of wooly … Continue reading Haiku by Đurđa Vukelić Rožić in Croatia (2)

Haiku by Đurđa Vukelić Rožić in Croatia

Haiku by Đurđa Vukelić Rožić in Croatia             alone on the bench butterfly couple at play and their shadows…   ベンチに独り 蝶の一対が遊んでいる そしてその影...       country evening – smoke crosses the river far from the bridge   田舎の夕べ ― 煙が川を渡る 橋から遠い所     ripe pomegranate… I take the setting sun … Continue reading Haiku by Đurđa Vukelić Rožić in Croatia