World Haiku Series 2019 (30) Haiku by David McMurray

World Haiku Series 2019 (30) Haiku by David McMurray   Photo-haiku 1:  McMurray and haiku friends in Matsuyama   Shiki museum in the flower seller's hands a few scented coins   子規記念博物館 花の売り子の手に いくつかの香水をつけたコイン     Photo-haiku 2:   Looking for the moon in a lonely winter sky the island lighthouse   月を探す 孤独な冬の空に 島の灯台     Photo Haiku 3:   Sepia … Continue reading World Haiku Series 2019 (30) Haiku by David McMurray

The Results of 5th Japan – Russia Haiku Contest 2016

  The Results of 5th Japan-Russia Haiku Contest 2016   The Akita International Haiku Network is willing to announce the results of the 5th Japan-Russia Haiku Contest in 2016. Here are prize-winning haiku and haiku of HONORABLE MENTIONS in the contest.   日本語部門 (Japanese Section)(332句)   332 haiku were submitted from 5 countries: Japan, Kazakhstan, … Continue reading The Results of 5th Japan – Russia Haiku Contest 2016

Results of the 2nd ONLY ONE TREE Haiku Contest

  Results of the 2nd ONLY ONE TREE Haiku Contest   2,020 haiku composed in the English language vied for recognition in the ONLY ONE KAGOSHIMA TREE haiku contest supported by the Asahi Shimbun and organized by the International University of Kagoshima. Kindly assisted by Mr. Hidenori Hiruta of the Akita International Haiku Network, in … Continue reading Results of the 2nd ONLY ONE TREE Haiku Contest

Akita – the Land of Poetry vol.7 『詩の国秋田第7号』(4)

  “Akita – the Land of Poetry” vol.7  『詩の国秋田 第7号』 (4) The yearly pamphlet Akita – the Land of Poetry Vol.7 ,  『詩の国秋田第7号』, features  佳作 ( Fine Works)  in the 4th Japan-Russia Haiku Contest in 2015 . Here are haiku special on haiku written in English. English Section(495句) 495 haiku were sent for the English haiku … Continue reading Akita – the Land of Poetry vol.7 『詩の国秋田第7号』(4)

Akita – the Land of Poetry vol.7 『詩の国秋田第7号』(3)

  “Akita – the Land of Poetry “ vol.7  『詩の国秋田 第7号』(3) The yearly pamphlet Akita – the Land of Poetry Vol.7 ,  『詩の国秋田第7号』, features prize-winning haiku, honorably-mentioned haiku, and fine works in the 4th Japan-Russia Haiku Contest in 2015 . Here are haiku special on haiku written in English.   English Section(495句) 495 haiku were sent … Continue reading Akita – the Land of Poetry vol.7 『詩の国秋田第7号』(3)

Let haiku be on the UNESCO list! (37)

  Let haiku be on the UNESCO list!   Here is a photo of the sunrise in the eastern sky of  Sakurajima (Japanese: 桜島, lit. "Cherry Island"), an active composite volcano (stratovolcano) and a former island in Kagoshima Prefecture in Kyushu, Japan.        On November 27, 2015, Professor David McMurray at the International University … Continue reading Let haiku be on the UNESCO list! (37)

The Results of 4th Japan – Russia Haiku Contest : English Section (2)

  Results of 4th Japan -- Russia Haiku Contest  (2)   The Judging Committee for Haiku in English --Hidenori Hiruta (Akita Prefecture), Satoru Kanematsu (Aichi Prefecture), and David McMurray (Kagoshima Prefecture) -- are pleased to announce the following results of the 4th Japan – Russia Haiku Contest. In the opinion of the judges, 2014 and … Continue reading The Results of 4th Japan – Russia Haiku Contest : English Section (2)