The Results of the World Haiku Series 2019

The Results of the World Haiku Series 2019     Preface   Matsuo Bashō「松尾芭蕉, 1644-1694」 arrived at Kisakata 「象潟」on the evening of August 1, 1689, when a misty rain started to fall, obscuring Mount Chōkai 「鳥海山」. During his stay he wrote haiku about Kisakata.   象潟の雨や西施がねぶの花   Kisakata in rain! Seishi is reminded by The … Continue reading The Results of the World Haiku Series 2019

Haiku by Hidenori Hiruta (5)

Haiku by Hidenori Hiruta (5)   All rights reserved ©Hidenori Hiruta 蛭田 秀法   Haiku Walks in Kainosawa Hot Spring (貝の沢温泉)   Let me show you around Kainosawa Onsen through photo haiku.     Hot spring mark aflame with red leaves dodan azaleas                                   Kaino-sawa「貝の沢」: the name of a place at the foot of Mount … Continue reading Haiku by Hidenori Hiruta (5)

Haiku by Đurđa Vukelić Rožić in Croatia (2)

Haiku by Đurđa Vukelić Rožić in Croatia (2)       sunny August day – a man and his dog pass away together   八月の太陽のよく照る日 ― 男と犬が 一緒に亡くなる     road accident – a fireman rinses a rainbow off the asphalt   道路事故 ― 消防士が虹を洗い落とす アスファルトから     sunny day – a flock of wooly … Continue reading Haiku by Đurđa Vukelić Rožić in Croatia (2)

Haiku by Đurđa Vukelić Rožić in Croatia

Haiku by Đurđa Vukelić Rožić in Croatia             alone on the bench butterfly couple at play and their shadows…   ベンチに独り 蝶の一対が遊んでいる そしてその影...       country evening – smoke crosses the river far from the bridge   田舎の夕べ ― 煙が川を渡る 橋から遠い所     ripe pomegranate… I take the setting sun … Continue reading Haiku by Đurđa Vukelić Rožić in Croatia

Haiku by Vladislava Simonova in Ukraine

Ms. Vladislava Simonova in Ukraine is the winner of JAL FOUNDATION AWARD(JAL財団賞) in the Russian section of the 7th Japan-Russia Haiku Contest 2018 for the following haiku.   Пишу на песке. Вновь утащила волна хайку в дальний путь.   Владислава  Симонова  (Ukraine)   Writing on the sand - and again a wave drives my haiku … Continue reading Haiku by Vladislava Simonova in Ukraine