Category Archives: Haiku

Today’s Haiku (January 18, 2018)

謝つてしまへば葱の甘かりし  細川洋子

ayamatte shimaeba negi no amakarishi

            after an apology

            a scallion tastes

            sweet

                                    Yoko Hosokawa

from ‘Haiku,’ a monthly haiku magazine, December 2016 Issue, Kabushiki Kaisha Kadokawa, Tokyo

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Today’s Haiku (January 17, 2018)

絶滅の凍星となり漂ふか  永瀬十悟

zetsumetsu no iteboshi to nari tadayou ka

            should I become

            an endangered frozen star

            and waft?

                                    Jugo Nagase

from “Haiku Shiki” (“Haiku Four Seasons,” a monthly haiku magazine) , December 2016 Issue, Tokyo Shiki Shuppan, Tokyo

Today’s Haiku (January 16, 2018)

雪しまく少しづつ足す経験値  増田 守

yuki shimaku sukoshizutsu tasu keikenchi

            snow blizzard…

            I add experience points

            little by little

                                    Mamoru Masuda

from ‘Haiku,’ a monthly haiku magazine, December 2016 Issue, Kabushiki Kaisha Kadokawa, Tokyo

Today’s Haiku (January 15, 2018)

きのふより今日枯深し飯白し   岡本 眸

kinô yori kyô kare fukashi meshi shiroshi

            today more than yesterday…

            withering deepens

            and rice is whiter

                                    Hitomi Okamoto

from ‘Haiku,’ a monthly haiku magazine, December 2016 Issue, Kabushiki Kaisha Kadokawa, Tokyo

Today’s Haiku (January 14, 2018)

菜を煮るもたのしからずや雪の日は  細見綾子

na o niru mo tnoshikarazu ya yuki no hi wa

            boiling greens is a fun

            on a snowy day

            like today

                                                Ayako Hosomi

from ‘Haiku,’ a monthly haiku magazine, December 2016 Issue, Kabushiki Kaisha Kadokawa, Tokyo

Fay’s Note:  Ayako Hosomi (1907-1997)

Today’s Haiku (January 13, 2018)

時雨るゝやパンなど焼いてもてなしぬ  星野立子

shigururu ya pan nado yaite motenashinu

            winter rain

            I entertain the guests

            by baking a bread

                                                Tatsuko Hoshino

from ‘Haiku,’ a monthly haiku magazine, December 2016 Issue, Kabushiki Kaisha Kadokawa, Tokyo

Fay’s Note:  Tatsuko Hoshino (1903-1984)

Today’s Haiku (January 12, 2018)

まいにちの中に夜があり吹雪けり  青木ともじ

mainichi no naka ni yo ga ari fubuki keri

            there is a night

            inside every day…

            a howling snowstorm

                                                Tomoji Aoki

from “Shûkan Haiku” (“Haiku Weekly”) #499 11/13/16  Issue, http://weekly-haiku.blogspot.com