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Today’s Haiku (September 13, 2017)

林檎切り地球の磁力線の形(なり)  関 悦史

ringo kiri chikyû no jiryoku sen no nari

cutting an apple

a line shape

of the earth magnetic power

                                                Etsushi Seki

from “Ganymede”, Vol. 62, December 1, 2014 issue,  Dorinsha, Tokyo, Japan

Today’s Haiku (September 12, 2017)

コスモスなどやさしく吹けば死ねないよ  鈴木しづ子

kosumosu nado yasashiku fukeba shinenai yo

            cosmos and other things

            swaying gently

            how can I die?

                                                            Shizuko Suzuki

from ‘Haidan,’ (‘Haiku Stage’) a monthly haiku magazine, July 2017 Issue, Honami Shoten, Tokyo

Fay’s Note:  Shizuko Suzuki (1919 – ?)

Today’s Haiku (September 11, 2017)

いわし雲抜けた乳歯が飛んでくる  対馬康子

iwashigumo nuketa nyûshi ga tondekuru

            sardine clouds

            a baby tooth that came out

            flying toward me

                                                            Yasuko Tsushima

from ‘Haidan,’ (‘Haiku Stage’) a monthly haiku magazine, September 2017 Issue, Honami Shoten, Tokyo

Today’s Haiku (September 10, 2017)

喧嘩して月へ帰ると言つてみる   和田華凛

kenka shite tsuki e kaeru to ittemiru

            quarrel…

            I tell him I will return

            to the moon

                                                            Karin Wada

from ‘Haidan,’ (‘Haiku Stage’) a monthly haiku magazine, September 2017 Issue, Honami Shoten, Tokyo

Today’s Haiku (September 9, 2017)

残暑  頭のなかのやどかり死んだ  福田若之

zansho         atama no naka no yadokari shinda

            lingering heat

                        a hermit crab inside my head

                        died

                                                            Wakayuki Fukuda

from ‘Haidan,’ (‘Haiku Stage’) a monthly haiku magazine, September 2017 Issue, Honami Shoten, Tokyo

Today’s Haiku (September 8, 2017)

伝票のつるつるとして秋灯  小野あらた

denpyô no tsurutsuruto shite akitomoshi

            glossy surface

            of the bill…

            autumn light

                                                Arata Ono

from “Ganymede”, Vol. 62, December 1, 2014 issue,  Dorinsha, Tokyo, Japan