World Haiku Series 2019 (3) Haiku by Adjei Agyei-Baah

World Haiku Series 2019 (3) Haiku by Adjei Agyei-Baah   dry savannah the dotted castles of anthills The Mamba, March 2016 Issue   乾燥したサバンナ 点々とした蟻塚の城   moving in circles the tethered goat runs out of bleat The Mamba, September 2016 Issue   輪になって 繋がれたヤギが走る ヤギの絶叫   harmattan the cowherd fades into dust The Mamba, March … Continue reading World Haiku Series 2019 (3) Haiku by Adjei Agyei-Baah

World Haiku Series 2019 (2) Haiku by Adam Šuligoj

World Haiku Series 2019 (2) Haiku by Adam Šuligoj    father's room I step out of the shadow of his empty chair   父の部屋 私は父の空の椅子の影から出る   first summer day splash! splash! autumn   最初の夏の日 ザブン!ザブン! 秋   glassy moon we know each other well insomnia   ガラスのような月 私たちはお互いをよく知っている 不眠症   dripping faucet I cannot stop … Continue reading World Haiku Series 2019 (2) Haiku by Adam Šuligoj

World Haiku Series 2019 (1) Haiku by Adam Kajzer

World Haiku Series 2019 (1) Haiku by Adam Kajzer   Kisakata the scent of rice fields wafts in the morning haze   象潟 田んぼの香り 朝もやの中に漂う   yellow sands Basho's bare feet trudging step by step   黄色の砂 芭蕉の素足がとぼとぼ歩いている 一歩ずつ   scented rice floats in the warm wind reaching the hills   香る稲 温かな風の中をかすかに流れる 丘に達する   … Continue reading World Haiku Series 2019 (1) Haiku by Adam Kajzer

The Results of the World Haiku Series 2019

The Results of the World Haiku Series 2019     Preface   Matsuo Bashō「松尾芭蕉, 1644-1694」 arrived at Kisakata 「象潟」on the evening of August 1, 1689, when a misty rain started to fall, obscuring Mount Chōkai 「鳥海山」. During his stay he wrote haiku about Kisakata.   象潟の雨や西施がねぶの花   Kisakata in rain! Seishi is reminded by The … Continue reading The Results of the World Haiku Series 2019

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