Haiku by Brian McSherry (7)

  On January 25, 2013, I received an e-mail from Brian Birdsell(McSherry) after a long absence. Hidenori - It has been a long time since we last corresponded! Hope all is well in Akita and the world of haiku! Last year I moved up to Hirosaki to start working at Hirosaki University. The snow relentlessly … Continue reading Haiku by Brian McSherry (7)

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Haiku by Brian McSherry (6)

  On January 25, 2013, I received an e-mail from Brian Birdsell(McSherry) after a long absence. Hidenori - It has been a long time since we last corresponded! Hope all is well in Akita and the world of haiku! Last year I moved up to Hirosaki to start working at Hirosaki University. The snow relentlessly … Continue reading Haiku by Brian McSherry (6)

International Haiku New Year’s Festival 2011 (Part 1)

  The New Year’s Festival has started with the arrival of Gabi Greve’s rabbit. Gabi's rabbit came to Akita from Okayama on New Year’s Eve, participating in the festival.       Gabi says in her haiku:   New Year preparations - my rabbit in his coat      我が兎正月用にお召かえ of white     Patricia Lidia’s rabbit has got … Continue reading International Haiku New Year’s Festival 2011 (Part 1)

Haiku by Brian McSherry in Iwate, Japan (Part 2)

  On April 10,2010, Brian Birdsell(McSherry) sent me an e-mail, contributing  a collection of short poems, which he has entitled  “Fair Equinox” and divided into 4 seasonal sections. Attached it the “winter poems”.   On May 18, 2010, he sent me the second e-mail, saying as follows: Thank you Mr. Hidenori Hiruta for your interest in … Continue reading Haiku by Brian McSherry in Iwate, Japan (Part 2)