862 haiku from 56 countries for 7th Japan-Russia Haiku Contest

  第7回日露俳句コンテスト・応募状況   56カ国から862句が寄せられ、日本語部門には4カ国から187句、ロシア語部門には12カ国から268句、英語部門には52カ国から407句の応募があった。   862 haiku were sent to 7th Japan-Russia Haiku Contest from 56 countries. 187 haiku were submitted to the Japanese section from 4 countries, 268 haiku to the Russian section from 12 countries, and 407 haiku to the English section from 52 countries.   Here is an entry situation below.   … Continue reading 862 haiku from 56 countries for 7th Japan-Russia Haiku Contest

Haiku about the Great East Japan Earthquake (5)

  On March 11, 2011, we had the most powerful earthquake since records began, which struck the Pacific coast of Northeastern Honshu, Japan, triggering a massive tsunami.   Since then I have received e-mails and messages from haiku friends worldwide, in which they have sent their condolences and prayers through haiku, haiga, tanka, short poems, … Continue reading Haiku about the Great East Japan Earthquake (5)