Tag Archives: Today’s Haiku

Today’s Haiku (November 18, 2017)

コンビニに現世のすべて冬の暮   高野ムツオ

konbini ni gense no subete fuyu no kure

everything in this world

at a convenience store

winter dusk

                                                Mutsuo Takano

from ‘Haiku,’ a monthly haiku magazine, April 2017 Issue, Kabushiki Kaisha Kadokawa, Tokyo

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Today’s Haiku (November 17, 2017)

マフラーを傍聴席の膝に置く  山口優夢

mafuraa o bôchôseki no hiza ni oku

a gallery at the court

I place my scarf

on my knees

                                    Yuumu Yamaguchi

from “Haiku Shiki” (“Haiku Four Seasons,” a monthly haiku magazine),  May 2017 Issue, Tokyo Shiki Shuppan, Tokyo

Today’s Haiku (November 16, 2017)

山眠るあたたかさうな雲のせて  黛 執

yama nemuru atatakasôna kumo nosete

a mountain sleeps

with a warm-looking cloud

on its back

                                    Shu Mayuzumi

from ‘Haidan,’ (‘Haiku Stage’) a monthly haiku magazine, February 2015 Issue, Honami Shoten, Tokyo

Fay’s Note:  ‘yama nemuru’ (a mountain sleeps) is a winter kigo.

Today’s Haiku (November 15, 2017)

木に戻したきほどの色柿落葉   片山由美子

ki ni modoshitaki hodo no iro kaki ochiba

I wish I could return it

to the tree

a color of the fallen persimmon leaf

                        Yumiko Katayama

from ‘Haiku,’ a monthly haiku magazine, December 2014 Issue, Kabushiki Kaisha Kadokawa, Tokyo

Today’s Haiku (November 14, 2017)

冬の日をこぼさぬやうに籠を編む  黛まどか

fuyu no hi o kobosanu yô ni kago o amu

trying not to spill

the winter sunshine

I weave a basket

                                                Madoka Mayuzumi

from ‘Haidan,’ (‘Haiku Stage’) a monthly haiku magazine, February 2015 Issue, Honami Shoten, Tokyo

Today’s Haiku (November 13, 2017)

折鶴をひらけば冬の都市があり  大石雄鬼

orizuru o hirakeba fuyu no toshi ga ari

opening an origami crane

I find

a winter city

                                    Yuki Ohishi

from “Mame No Ki” (“Bean Tree”), No. 21, May 2017 Issue, Tokyo, 2006

 

Today’s Haiku (November 12, 2017)

木は砂の音立て冬になる途中  山岸由佳

ki wa suna no oto tate fuyu ni naru tochû

with a sound of sands

trees in the process

of becoming a winter

                                                Yuka Yamagishi

from “Mame No Ki” (“Bean Tree”), No. 21, May 2017 Issue, Tokyo, 2006