World Haiku Series 2020 (26) Haiku by Dan Iulian

World Haiku Series 2020 (26) Haiku by Dan Iulian   cherry trees in bloom - in her vocabulary new words   満開の桜 彼女の語彙に 新しい単語   the rhythm of rain - measuring whose loneliness is greater   Frameless Sky, Issue 13, nov. 2020   雨のリズム 測定する 誰の孤独が大きいか   asylum - don't visit him anymore not even … Continue reading World Haiku Series 2020 (26) Haiku by Dan Iulian

World Haiku Series 2020 (25) Haiku by Franjo Ordanić

World Haiku Series 2020 (25) Haiku by Franjo Ordanić   first day of school first-grader's fear trickling down his leg   12th Yamadera Basho Memorial Museum English Haiku Contest 2020   始業日 一年生の恐怖が滴る 足から下に   summer rain slugs having party in my garden   European Kukai 2020 (#3/23)   夏の雨 ナメクジがパーティーをしている 私の庭で   calm sea … Continue reading World Haiku Series 2020 (25) Haiku by Franjo Ordanić

Book Announcement! “Haiku Lake Tazawa” by Hidenori Hiruta

Hidenori Hiruta of the Akita International Haiku Network has published a new collection of haiku titled Haiku Lake Tazawa. The English version is available as an Amazon ebook (details below). It's a wonderful collection of haiku and photos of Akita. Here are a few pages (a sneak peek!) from the collection:   CONTENTSPreface... 3The Lake … Continue reading Book Announcement! “Haiku Lake Tazawa” by Hidenori Hiruta

World Haiku Series 2020 (24) Haiku by Elena Asch

World Haiku Series 2020 (24) Haiku by Elena Asch   Day of the revolution the last dandelions are turning gray   革命の日 最後のタンポポ 灰色になっている   nothing to wear the sun is setting in the weeds   着るものは何もない 太陽が沈んで行く 雑草の中    the smell of a thunderstorm a Daisy on the roadside has two petals   雷雨のにおい … Continue reading World Haiku Series 2020 (24) Haiku by Elena Asch

World Haiku Series 2020 (23) Haiku by Damir Damir

World Haiku Series 2020 (23) Haiku by Damir Damir   New Year  my stiff knees  are not Buddha yet    新年 私のかたいひざ まだ仏陀ではありません   in dreams  I grow spring onions wrinkled hands    夢の中で 春のねぎを育てる 皺のある手   quarantined Spring I share peppermint tea  with a wild bee    隔離された春 ペパーミントティーを分かち合う 野の蜂と   yesteryear  the speed … Continue reading World Haiku Series 2020 (23) Haiku by Damir Damir

World Haiku Series 2020 (22)  Haiku by Debbie Strange

World Haiku Series 2020 (22)  Haiku by Debbie Strange   pine forest . . . the advice I'd give my younger self   Honourable Mention 2020 Soka Matsubara International Haiku Competition   松林 私の与えたアドバイス 若かった自分に   crickets in the field . . . we still hear grandma calling us home for dinner   Honourable Mention … Continue reading World Haiku Series 2020 (22)  Haiku by Debbie Strange

World Haiku Series 2020 (21) Haiku by Shanmao

World Haiku Series 2020 (21) Haiku by Shanmao   Basho's volume Wrapped up in green ribbon New Year's Eve   芭蕉の巻 緑のリボンに結ばれて 大晦日   Fragrant tobacco On her shoulders Men's jacket   香りのよいタバコの匂い 彼女の肩に メンズジャケット   The last evening of April On a parking lot Frayed broom   4月の最後の夜 駐車場で すり切れた箒   At grandma's So … Continue reading World Haiku Series 2020 (21) Haiku by Shanmao

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

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