“Afriku” by Adjei Agyei-Baah in Ghana

  On May 23, 2014, Adjei Agyei-Baah, Kumasi, Ghana, submitted his haiku for the English section of the 3rd Japan-Russia Haiku Contest.   leafless tree― lifting a cup of nest to the sky   Adjei’s haiku was judged and selected for Akita Chamber of Commerce and Industry President Award by Fay Aoyagi. Fay Aoyagi: A … Continue reading “Afriku” by Adjei Agyei-Baah in Ghana

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『詩の国秋田』 第5号 第2回日露俳句コンテスト 青柳 飛 選

  年会報『詩の国秋田 : Akita – the Land of Poetry 』第5号のEパンフレットによる発刊にあたり、「第2回日露俳句コンテスト」の選者シリーズを掲載いたします。 今回は英語俳句部門です。   第2回日露俳句コンテスト   青柳 飛選 (Selected by Fay Aoyagi)   1st place (特選)   Kala Ramesh  (India)   how little  I know of bird calls distant thunder   カーラ・ラメシュ (インド)   なんて分かりにくいんでしょう 鳥の鳴く声が 遠雷   Honorable Mentions (not ranked)(入選・順不同)   Ram Krishna Singh  (India)   a sleeping snake … Continue reading 『詩の国秋田』 第5号 第2回日露俳句コンテスト 青柳 飛 選

UPDATES: Haiku North America in Seattle, August 3-7, 2011

  Thanks to Mr. Michael Dylan Welch, I accepted the official press release announcing the HNA 2011 conference.       Haiku North America 2011 – Seattle, Washington    Save the date! Haiku North America 2011 will be held August 3 to 7, 2011, in Seattle, Washington.   Members of the Haiku Northwest group have … Continue reading UPDATES: Haiku North America in Seattle, August 3-7, 2011

News from HIA : ukiaHaiku Festival 2011 and the HNA 2011 Conference

  Dr. Akito Arima (有馬朗人)is President of the Haiku International Association (HIA)(国際俳句交流協会)(http://www.haiku-hia.com), a nonprofit organization aimed at promoting haiku globally. Dr. Arima also leads the haiku group Ten’I (Providence)(天為)(http://haikunet.info).       looking for something lost ―        wearing a winter cap   失ひしものを探しに冬帽子    This haiku is Dr. Arima’s masterpiece, which was presented to the … Continue reading News from HIA : ukiaHaiku Festival 2011 and the HNA 2011 Conference

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 Fay Aoyagi for Int’l Haiku Spring Festival 2010 (3)

  In May, 2009,  the blog Blue Willow Haiku World (By Fay Aoyagi)  was introduced to our website as correlative through WordPress.com. Since then I have enjoyed today’s haiku, or tanka, translated into English from the original Japanese haiku, or tanka in the blog. In June, 2009, I became a member of the Japanese haiku … Continue reading Haiku by Fay Aoyagi for Int’l Haiku Spring Festival 2010 (3)