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)

International Haiku New Year’s Festival 2011 (Part 5)

  The last day, we received a mail of congratulations on the New Year’s festival from William Sorlien’s rabbit in St. Paul, Minnesota, USA. The rabbit says, “Thank you for celebrating the Rabbit Year at a great party.”       And at last the rabbits went back home, leaving their message.       … Continue reading International Haiku New Year’s Festival 2011 (Part 5)

International Haiku New Year’s Festival 2011 (Part 4)

  On the fourth day, the rabbits enjoy their first running in the snowy fields and hills.       T.A. Smith’s rabbit also printed his footsteps in the snow.       After that, they joined the poetry recitation again.     Lenard D. Moore (USA)               レナード ・D.ムーア (アメリカ) another year we sort the … Continue reading International Haiku New Year’s Festival 2011 (Part 4)