Tag Archives: Today’s Haiku

Today’s Haiku (May 19, 2022)

復讐もしたさ、薄荷の煙草吸ひながら  高山れおな

fukushû mo shitaki, hakka no tabako suinagara

            wanting revenge, too…

            smoking a mint cigarette

                                                            Leona Takayama                                                     

from Haidan, (Haiku Stage) a monthly haiku magazine, July 2013 Issue, Honami Shoten, Tokyo

Today’s Haiku (May 18, 2022)

五月闇切符売場の小さき窓  梅津紀子

gogatsu-yami kippu-uriba no chisaki mado

            May darkness

            a tiny window

            of the ticket counter

                                                            Noriko Umetsu

from Haidan, (Haiku Stage) a monthly haiku magazine, September 2014 Issue, Honami Shoten, Tokyo

Today’s Haiku (May 17, 2022)

かたつむり汝が呼ぶ雨のやはらかき  長沼ひろ志  

katatsumuri na ga yobu ame no yawarakaki

            snail…

            softness of rain

            you call

                                                Hiroshi Naganuma

from Kusamochi (Mugwort Cake), haiku collection of Hiroshi Naganuma, Gendai Haiku Kyokai (Modern Haiku Association), Tokyo, 2021 

Fay’s Note:  “snail” is a summer kigo.

Today’s Haiku (May 16, 2022)

ピーマンの泣きべそ五つ並べたり 嶋田麻紀   

piiman no nakibeso itsutsu narabetari

            green peppers

            five that about to cry

            I line

                                                            Maki Shimada

from Haiku Shiki (Haiku Four Seasons), December 2016  Issue, Tokyo Shiki Shuppan, Tokyo

Today’s Haiku (May 15, 2022)

聖五月非常出口のみどりいろ  浅井民子

seigogatsu hijô-deguchi no midori-iro

            holy May

            the emergency exit

            in a green color

                                                Tamiko Asai

from Haidan, (Haiku Stage) a monthly haiku magazine, July 2013 Issue, Honami Shoten, Tokyo