Haiku about the Great East Japan Earthquake (8)

  On April 8, Buddha's Birthday, there was a ceremony held for a newly-built image of Buddha in the graveyard of a Buddhist temple, Shouhei-ji (勝平寺), in Akita-city (秋田市), Northern Honshu, Japan. The chief priest Shunsai Takayanagi (高柳俊哉住職)at the temple of the Sodo sect of Buddhism(曹洞宗), held the ceremony for the purpose of putting Buddha' … Continue reading Haiku about the Great East Japan Earthquake (8)

Haiku about the Great East Japan Earthquake (7)

  Paul Terence Conneally (born 1959 in Sheffield, United Kingdom) is a poet, artist and musician based in Loughborough,UK. On June 4, 2011, Paul Conneally posted his message on my Facebook page, telling about  Japan Earthquake Fundraising Event - Derby Roundhouse 5th June Celebrate Japanese Culture at The Roundhouse Derby       Only £3 … Continue reading Haiku about the Great East Japan Earthquake (7)

Haiku about the Great East Japan Earthquake (5)

  On March 11, 2011, we had the most powerful earthquake since records began, which struck the Pacific coast of Northeastern Honshu, Japan, triggering a massive tsunami.   Since then I have received e-mails and messages from haiku friends worldwide, in which they have sent their condolences and prayers through haiku, haiga, tanka, short poems, … Continue reading Haiku about the Great East Japan Earthquake (5)