Tanka by Ram Krishna Singh in India

Tanka by Ram Krishna Singh in India   ABOUT THE POET     Ram Krishna Singh, born, brought up and educated in Varanasi (Uttar Pradesh, India), has been writing poetry in English for about four decades. He has authored over 160 academic articles, 170 book reviews, and 42 books. His recent collections of poems include … Continue reading Tanka by Ram Krishna Singh in India


4th International Haiku Forum (Invitation) : 第4回国際俳句大会(案内)

    テーマ:「詩の国秋田の国際化のために」 Theme : “Let Akita be internationally known as the Land of Poetry”   詩の国秋田の紹介:The Introduction of Akita as the Land of Poetry 秋田県は「詩の国秋田」と呼ばれ、豊かな自然と文化に恵まれています。 本稿において田沢湖とその伝説を取り上げ、秋田の一面を紹介いたします。 Akita Prefecture is called “The Land of Poetry”, which is rich in nature and culture. Here in this article, let me introduce part of Akita, taking up Lake … Continue reading 4th International Haiku Forum (Invitation) : 第4回国際俳句大会(案内)

稲美里佳の短歌:Tanka by Rika Inami (14)

2018年9月 短歌 All rights reserved ©Rika Inami  稲美 里佳   1     自然はぐくむ金農や甲子園にて我らの心ひとつにす   Baseball Team of Kanaashi Nogyo High School  brought up by nature  unites our spirits at Koshien   ※Congratulations!!! As one of Akita people, I dedicate to Kanaashi Nogyo High School's Baseball Team to take the second place of National High School Baseball … Continue reading 稲美里佳の短歌:Tanka by Rika Inami (14)

862 haiku from 56 countries for 7th Japan-Russia Haiku Contest

  第7回日露俳句コンテスト・応募状況   56カ国から862句が寄せられ、日本語部門には4カ国から187句、ロシア語部門には12カ国から268句、英語部門には52カ国から407句の応募があった。   862 haiku were sent to 7th Japan-Russia Haiku Contest from 56 countries. 187 haiku were submitted to the Japanese section from 4 countries, 268 haiku to the Russian section from 12 countries, and 407 haiku to the English section from 52 countries.   Here is an entry situation below.   … Continue reading 862 haiku from 56 countries for 7th Japan-Russia Haiku Contest

稲美里佳の短歌:Tanka by Rika Inami (13)

  2018年8月短歌 Tanka for August 2018 All rights reserved ©Rika Inami 稲美 里佳   この7月末に、山形県酒田市まで、俳人でありピアニストでらっしゃる五島エミ氏が静岡からお見えになるというので、お目にかかりに日本海沿いの国道7号線をドライブして酒田まで行きました。途中、少し松尾芭蕉の「奥の細道」に書かれている名所に立ち寄り観光してきました。以下の5首(1-5)がそのときの短歌です。 I went to Sakata City, Yamagata adjacent to Akita prefecture in the end of July so that I met a haiku poet and pianist Ms. Emi Goto, who traveled to Sakata from Sizuoka.  I drove along Route 7 which is … Continue reading 稲美里佳の短歌:Tanka by Rika Inami (13)

稲美里佳の短歌:Tanka by Rika Inami (12)

    ※  この短歌は音楽と数学の関係について書かれたAeon掲載の「宇宙の和音」を読んだ後、ロック音楽好きだった友だちのことを思いながら作りました。写真は散歩途中に撮りました。 I made this tanka after reading "The Chords of the universe" on Aeon, which is written about the relations between music and mathematics.  This article reminded me of a friend of mine who had loved rock-music.  About the photo, I took it while walking.   「宇宙の和音」”The chords of the universe”  https://aeon.co/essays/ringing-the-chords-of-the-universe-how-music-influenced-scienceContinue reading 稲美里佳の短歌:Tanka by Rika Inami (12)

Haiku in Albania : アルバニアの俳句(3)

Kujtim Agalliu, President of the Albanian Haiku Club, presented Hidenori Hiruta with two haiku booklets. One of them is his booklet  “THE AUTUMN MOON”, which was shared on this website  of Akita International Haiku Network on April 7. Here is the other haiku booklet whose title is “HEAVENLY HARP” by Padre Stavri Çipi.     … Continue reading Haiku in Albania : アルバニアの俳句(3)