Tag Archives: Today’s Haiku

Today’s Haiku (January 18, 2019)

飛ぶもののなき青空の寒さかな  雨宮きぬよ

tobu mono no naki aozora no samosa kana

            blue sky

            without anything flies…

            coldness

                                                Kinuyo Amamiya

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

 

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Today’s Haiku (January 17, 2019)

冬蝶に今日だけといふ南風  勝又民樹

fuyuchô ni kyô dake to iu minamikaze

            for a winter butterfly

            this south wind

            only today

                                                Tamiki Katsumata

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

Today’s Haiku (January 16, 2019)

毛糸編む言いたかった言葉とともに うにがわえりも

keito amu iitakatta kotoba to tomoni

            knitting

            with the words

            I wanted to say

                                                Erimo Unigawa

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

Today’s Haiku (January 15, 2019)

父の亡き調剤室の冬灯  駒木根淳子

chichi no naki chôkokushitsu no fuyutomoshi

            sculpture room

            after father passed away

            winter light

                                                            Atsuko Komakine

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

Today’s Haiku (January 14, 2019)

冬蟻の死にどころなく歩きけり   村上鬼城

fuyuari no shinidokoro naku aruki keri

            winter ant

            it walks without having

            a place to die

                                                            Kijo Murakami

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

Fay’s Note:   Kijo Murakami (1865-1938)

Today’s Haiku (January 13, 2019)

石としてきらめく墓や冬椿  岸本尚毅

ishi to shite kirameku haka ya fuyutsubaki

            tombstone sparkling

            as a stone—

            winter camellias

                                                Naoki Kishimoto

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

Today’s Haiku (January 12, 2019)


山茶花のこぼれて人を案内す  叶 万里子

sazanka no koborete hito o annnai su

            sasanquas

            fallen in order to

            guide us

                                                Mariko Kano

from “Haiku-kai” (“Haiku World,” a monthly haiku magazine), February 2017 Issue,  , Bungaku No Mori, Tokyo