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English Haiku

English Haiku

Jan 15, 2009

1.
Tiny Pine Tree Sprout
stands on Stump,
covered with snow

2.
Wild Birds,
in and out, like an arrow ,
in Feeder Box

3.
Deer suddenly crossing
in our front,
under winter moon light.

4.
Our old dog
with wooden stick,
leaping on fallen Maple leaves

5.
Looking up Winter Moon,
our old dog
trembling at our feet.

Winter Moon
Our Old Dog Trembling
At our feet



Feb.10, 2009
(In Vietnam)
1.
Very Dusty Smog,
Endless Motorbikes,
Chaos, but Nostalgic 60’s

2.
Duckweed Flower,
Muddy River,
Time passes peacefully
3.
Green Bamboo Tree,
as Sun Shed,
Quiet Time passes

Green Bamboo
Quiet Shade from the sun
Time passes

4.
Tall Jack-Fruit Tree,
stands still,
Vietnam War was gone.

Time stand still
For the tall jack-fruit
Vietnam War

5.
Water Buffalo,
Traffic Chaos,
Sharp Sun-Ray, Eternal peace in India

6.
Flagging Bouquet,
laid down on road,
reminded 1968 TET Attack

7.
Colorful Tropical Fruits,
displayed in neat,
on Dusty road.

Tropical fruits
Lined up in neat rows
Dusty Road Stand

March 17, 2009
=Spring

1.
Virgin Road,
Escorted by father
Shining Brightest in her life

(when I participated in Wedding Ceremony of our Niece, she looked most bright in her life while escorted by my younger brother, father, on virgin road.)

2.
Long white Veil
Full of cheers
Chilly Early Spring Chapel

(All the participants celebrated wedding coupple outside Chapel with cheers)

3.
Hundreds of Old Photos
Hundreds of Lives
Cu Chi Tunnel monument

(When I visited Cu Chi Tunnel, I saw the Monument where so many people died there was shown with old Photos)

4.
Bloom coming back
In right turn
Yukiyanagi, Mokuren, Peach,

(In our Home garden, different flowers noticed Spring has come in right turn. This turn never changes this spring again)

5.
White Snow Fall
Yukiyanagi in full bloom
Spring coming back again

Komoro: Nov. 25, 2011
Re: Hot Spring Baths:

1. House Lumps lightened
Fog rising up
Mountain Outdoor Spa

(When enjoying the Rotenburo, under the rotenburo, fog rose up and House Lumps started to be lightened)

2. Apple Fragrance
Taken with No father
This Fall

(Famous Ringo-Furo in Komoro: this time, I had no chance to take with my own father, its apple fragrance was left same as before)

3. Asama Mountain in blue sky
Covered with Snow
Cold Fresh Breeze Refreshing

(Asama Mountain slightly covered by first snow, enjoying beautiful view outside with a little cold breeze, but very refreshing hot body and mind)

4. Rain Drops
Reflecting Ripple in Gold
Over the Steam Mist

(Outdoor Spa is really great fun, particularly in case of slight rain, very beautiful when watching the ripple appears and disappear one by one through the golden color of Hot spa water)

5. A Maple Leaf red-colored
Floating alone
Outdoor Hot Spa in peace

(A piece of red-colored Momiji was falling down from somewhere around, and floating peacefully, and watching it is great fun.)

Komoro: Nov. 29, 2011

Re: Hot Spring Baths:


6. Fir Tree
Standing still
Clog sounding nearby

(when I was enjoying Rotenburo alone, found Big Fir tree below with hearing geta sounding near by)

7. Miniature Zen Garden
Stone stands Cold
Over Steam Mist

(Some Hot spas have Miniature Zen Garden made of some stones, it seemed to be very cold when I saw through window.)

8. Joyful Chatting
Over the Bamboo Fence
Hot Spring water overflowing

(Rotenburo is normally separated by bamboo Fence between men and women, and joyful chatting I heard without listening intentionally.)

9. Hot Spring Water
Flowing down fast
Rocks in Gold

(Rocks is normally rusted by Hot Spring minerals, and shining very beautiful, and it is one of good fun to see while in rotenburo.)

10. Winter Sunshine
Reflecting in Gold
Bottom of Bath

(Rotenburo is mainly made of natural Stones, and sunshine is reflecting at random at the bottom of bath, which is very beautiful, shining in gold)

11. Foot Bath
Waterfall splashing
Red Maple Tree

(Looking down with enjoying the red maple tree from the outdoor Foot Bath in late fall)

Komoro: Dec. 05, 2011

Re: Hot Spring Baths:

I am very happy to have your Techincal support on my haiku emotion I felt very beautiful.

1. Rock , rusted
Shining in gold (or Shines??? Which is better ?)
Hot Spring

(Hot spring mineral had big rocks at outdoor spa, but it shines beautifully through the hot water)

2. Winter sunshine
Reflecting in gold
Bottom of Bath

(At the bottom of outdoor spring bath, Winter sunshine is reflecting very beautifully on stone plate)

3. Golden Ripple
Dancing here and there
Rainy outdoor spa

(When enjoying outdoor spa while slight raining, I am not tired of seeing ripple reflecting on surface of water., very beautiful.)

4. Miniature Garden
Stone with snow
Standing cold

Garden Stone
Standing in snow (or with snow, or on snow, which is the best ???)
Hot spring bath

Night lantern
Flaring vague
hot spring steam

(How can I describe the Haiku emotion, when I saw the garden stone standing cold at miniature Zen garden through the hot spa window. ? or when I saw the Japanese small lantern flaring over the hot spring steam ? Japanese may like such vagueness of Light and shadow, I think, Please instruct )

Komoro: Dec. 25, 2011

Re: Year end eve:

1.
Fallen leaf
Rolling down slope
Life passes

(When I saw falledn leaf rolling down hill ,I thought of my life as well)
2.
Sharing sake
Beloved family
Small happiness

(Sharing sake with family members, we feel it small happiness)
3.
Stars shine
Temple bell sounds
Far away

(On year-end eve, I heard temple bell sounding far away under the full stars.)
4.
Snow flake
Shines in gold
Chilled air

(Early in the morning, snow flake is falling down from pine branch with shining in gold by cold sun shine )