Haiku Collection! “PETALS” by Nada Jačmenica in Croatia

Nada Jačmenica is a haiku poet in Croatia, who participated in the World Haiku Series 2019. Her haiku appeared on the website of the Akita International Haiku Network with the title “World Haiku Series 2019 (129) Haiku by Nada Jačmenica.” Please check it out on the site below. https://akitahaiku.com/2020/06/04/ Here is a short bio. Nada … Continue reading Haiku Collection! “PETALS” by Nada Jačmenica in Croatia

Haiku by Hidenori Hiruta in Japan (6)

On August 9, 2022, the August 2022 issue of the Argeș culture magazine was published in Romania. In this magazine Florin Golban created a haiku page for Florin Cezar Ciobîcă from Romania and Hidenori Hiruta from Japan with the help of Mrs. Mona Iordan, who kindly translated the texts. Please check out the page by … Continue reading Haiku by Hidenori Hiruta in Japan (6)

Book Announcement! “Scaring Crow” Haiku by Adjei Agyei-Baah

Adjei Agyei-Baah, the winner of Akita Chamber of Commerce and Industry President Award of the 3rd Japan-Russia Haiku Contest 2014, published the book titled “Scaring Crow Haiku Adjei Agyei-Baah” with a Foreword by Hiroaki Sato as Buttonhook Press 2022 Chapbook Series Poetry: All forms & styles Haiku. His book was dedicated to Paul MacNeil. Dedication To … Continue reading Book Announcement! “Scaring Crow” Haiku by Adjei Agyei-Baah

Book Announcement! “Resurrection of Tatsuko 辰子の復活” by Hidenori Hiruta

Hidenori Hiruta of the Akita International Haiku Network has published a new eBook titled Resurrection of Tatsuko 辰子の復活. Here are some introductory materials on the book through some pictures included. Cover page Contents Preface           2 The Legend of Tatsuko-hime 4 Loss of the Legend 11 The Resurrection of Tatsuko 14 Homecoming 24 Tatsuko’s Wish 52 The Road to Revival … Continue reading Book Announcement! “Resurrection of Tatsuko 辰子の復活” by Hidenori Hiruta

World Haiku Series 2021 (21) Haiku by Hidenori Hiruta

Summer clouds Tatsuko returns into human here in Innai 夏の雲院内の地に辰子生る The garden waiting for Tatsuko summer flowers 主待つ辰子の庭や夏の花 Yellow partinia whose name is Ominaeshi Tatsuko’s flower 在りし日に辰子の植えし女郎花 Homecoming breaks for a while summer flowers 里帰りしばし佇む夏の花 White azalea in Tatsuko’s pond colored carp 躑躅咲く辰子の池や錦鯉 Hydrangea reflecting themselves on the pond 紫陽花や池面に映る七変化 Green breeze Tatsuko in recollection … Continue reading World Haiku Series 2021 (21) Haiku by Hidenori Hiruta

2022 HAPPY NEW YEAR

こんにちは 皆さん 明けましておめでとうございます 今年も俳句を共有できることを楽しみにしています 秋田国際俳句ネットワーク 会長 蛭田 秀法 国際俳句交流協会会員 「天為」同人 Hello, everyone! Happy New Year! We look forward to sharing haiku again this year. Hidenori Hiruta Chief Director of Akita International Haiku Network Member of HAIKU INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION Dojin of a Japanese haiku group: Ten’I (Providence) 注: 平成22年3月19日秋田県と沿海地方政府との間で包括的な友好協定が締結されました。 平成23年9月25日から10月2日まで沿海地方の首都ウラジオストクで友好協定に基づく交流の一環として蛭田秀法が俳句を通した文化交流を行いました。 ウラジオストク日本センターの協力を得て蛭田は東方学校の幼稚園児と小学生に俳句について教えました。極東連邦大学では日本語を学ぶ学生に俳句ワークショップを行いました。また、日本センター茶道同好会の会員や一般の方々にも俳句についての講演を行いました。 グリーティングカードの「虎」の写真は彼が街を散歩しているときに撮ったものです。 Note: On March 19, 2010, a comprehensive … Continue reading 2022 HAPPY NEW YEAR

The Results of the World Haiku Series 2021

Instead of Matsuo Basho, it is my greatest delight and honor to announce the results of the World Haiku Series 2021. We would like to express our great gratitude to the authors who kindly and delightedly sent their fine works of haiku, photo haiku, or haiga. We are also willing to share their excellent works … Continue reading The Results of the World Haiku Series 2021

Haiku by Albanian Poet, Reshida Coba

Haiku ...to Japan All rights reserved ©Reshida Coba   bakery man enjoying egg after egg - early morning パン屋の職人 卵を次から次に楽しむ 早朝 on father’s beads threaded one – by - one h i s s o r r o w s 父の数珠に 一つずつ糸で縫い合わされている 彼の悲しみ h a i k u - shrinking the world in three lines 俳句 … Continue reading Haiku by Albanian Poet, Reshida Coba

World Haiku Series 2021 : Guidelines

Introduction The World Haiku Series began in 2019, when 330 years passed since Matsuo Bashō (1644–1694) visited Kisakata on the evening of August 1, 1689. Now, the statue of Bashō is erected with the statue of Seishi in the garden of Kammanji Temple in Kisakata, Nikaho City, Akita Prefecture. If Bashō were to be there, … Continue reading World Haiku Series 2021 : Guidelines