World Haiku Series 2021 (16) Haiku by Franjo Ordanić

1.  World Haiku Review Summer 2021, Shintai Haiku, Honourable Mention: under a grape trellis along with the wine my life flows ブドウの格子垣の下で ワインと一緒に 私の人生は流れる It's mooving! my cat left me a present at the door 感動的! 猫が私にプレゼントを残した 入り口で 2.  World Haiku Review Summer 2021, Neo-classical Haiku, Zatsuei, Haiku of merit: frost alert— plum trees wearing jute … Continue reading World Haiku Series 2021 (16) Haiku by Franjo Ordanić

World Haiku Series 2021 (15) Haiku by Florin Golban

On the well's wall a butterfly in the beat of the sun 井戸の壁に 蝶 太陽のビートで falling star - shoot around it the Milky way 流れ星 その周りを撃つ 天の川 summer camp - in the background flamingo birds サマーキャンプ バックグラウンドに フラミンゴ slow dancing - a leaves feel this being free ゆっくりと踊る - 葉はこれが自由だと感じる window cleaning a homeless man under … Continue reading World Haiku Series 2021 (15) Haiku by Florin Golban

World Haiku Series 2021 (14) Haiku by Elena Asch

ripe quince on a dark blue platter full Moon  熟したマルメロ 紺色の大皿に 満月 it's raining so hard even the gray geese went under the canopy 雨が激しく降っている ハイイロガンでさえ キャノピーの下に行った  the first frost slightly pointed facial features 初霜 少し先のとがった 顔の特徴 who is greener? They argue with the spring foliage long onion feathers... 緑色は誰? 彼らは春の葉と議論する 長いタマネギのフェザー morning coolness just … Continue reading World Haiku Series 2021 (14) Haiku by Elena Asch

World Haiku Series 2021 (13) Haiku by Ed Bremson

Easter morning all the birds singing Savior, Savior Asahi Shimbun, April 2, 2021 イースターの朝 すべての鳥が歌う 救世主、救世主 not so happy... another New Year's Eve without her Asahi Shimbun, forthcoming それほど幸せではない 別の大晦日 彼女がいなくて suddenly there is time no more cherry blossoms is/let, March 23, 2021 いきなり その時 もう桜の花が見えない deep into autumn thinking about that moment when everything changed Best … Continue reading World Haiku Series 2021 (13) Haiku by Ed Bremson

World Haiku Series 2021 (12) Haiku by Dmitry Shestakovsky

* heat a dog barking almost soundlessly from The 75th Basho Memorial English Haiku Contest (Honorable Mentions) 暑さ 犬が吠えている ほとんど聞こえない * sound of rain the book starts with a blank page from 13th Yamadera Basho Memorial Museum English Haiku Contest (Selected Haiku Submissions Collection) 雨の音 本が始まる 空白のページで * forecast for tomorrow all day long leaf … Continue reading World Haiku Series 2021 (12) Haiku by Dmitry Shestakovsky

World Haiku Series 2021 (11) Haiku by Deborah A. Bennett 

not yet spring - the tree frogs sing on unmelted snow まだ春ではない アマガエルが鳴く 溶けていない雪の上 * we never ask they keep offering - cherry blossoms 私たちは決して尋ねない 彼らは提供し続ける 桜の花 * learning not to cling to this floating world - heron ascending in snow しがみつかないことを学ぶ この浮いている世界に 雪の中で昇るサギ * walking home from the bodega - the smell of apples … Continue reading World Haiku Series 2021 (11) Haiku by Deborah A. Bennett 

World Haiku Series (10) Haiku by Debbie Strange

the lighthouse without its beacon . . . tsunami Runner-up Constanta Haiku Contest 2021 灯台 その信号灯がない 津波 lily pad rafts dotting the pond . . . leopard frogs Zatsuei Haiku of Merit World Haiku Review, Summer 2021 スイレンの葉のいかだ 池に点在 キタヒョウガエル the darkness arrives on a thousand legs . . . cosmic caterpillar Highly Commended New … Continue reading World Haiku Series (10) Haiku by Debbie Strange

World Haiku Series 2021 (9) Haiku by David McMurray

sharing a futon in temporary shelter snow-covered windows The 75th Basho Memorial English Haiku Contest Grand Prize originally published: Basho Memorial Museum 公益財団法人 芭蕉翁顕彰会 第75回芭蕉翁献詠俳句(英語俳句の部)最優秀賞 避難所で分け合ふ布団窓に雪 ☆ tossing and turning cold sheets and unfamiliar bed fortnight quarantine originally published: World Haiku Review 世界俳句レビュー 投げて回す 冷たいシーツとなじみのないベッド 2週間の隔離 ☆ social distancing spring dream wanders middle of the … Continue reading World Haiku Series 2021 (9) Haiku by David McMurray

World Haiku Series 2021 (8) Haiku by Christopher Calvin

autumn night deepens between falling star and I exchanging stories 秋の夜が深まる 流れ星と私の間 話を交わす midnight... the reflection of petals on basho's old pond 真夜中 花びらが映る 芭蕉の古い池に after rain... the croaking of frogs fills the emptiness 雨上がり カエルの鳴き声 空所を埋める the last of autumn a spider weaves necklace out of a falling star 秋の終わり 蜘蛛がネックレスを織る 流れ星の in peaceful … Continue reading World Haiku Series 2021 (8) Haiku by Christopher Calvin

World Haiku Series 2021 (7) Haiku by Christiane Ranieri

confinement – from our balconies we share a half moon February 8, 2021 (Mainichi Japan) 閉じ込め 私たちが共有するバルコニーから 半月 like a magnet attracted to the old stable – smells of my childhood 磁石のように 古い馬小屋に惹かれる 子供の頃のにおい sweetness of the autumn – my place in the sun stealing by a lizard 秋の甘さ 日向の私の場所 トカゲによる横取り new agenda – the … Continue reading World Haiku Series 2021 (7) Haiku by Christiane Ranieri