Monthly Archives: February 2013

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街角を埃の愛車駆け抜ける まちかど を ほこり の あいしゃ かけぬける new used scooter snowball flying fast across the road The scooter looks like a dirty snowball rolling down the road. 私のスクーターは、汚い雪の球が道を転がっているように見えます。 Advertisements

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Jena from Kansas Feb 28, 2013

Blind Faith While pumping gas my husband, Steve, noticed a middle-aged man filling milk jugs with water from an outside tap. “Can I help you? he inquired. The man shook his head no as his eyes remained on his task. … Continue reading

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Haiku はいく 俳句

東大の銀杏や鳥のかしがまし Clamorous birds on the Tokyo campus and gingko trees. とうだい の いちょう や とり の かしがまし 尾池和夫(おいけかずお) 

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Father’s homemade gyoza

My father makes the best gyoza! I have tried gyoza from different restaurants here in Hawaii and in Japan, but nothing compares to my father’s gyoza. He puts his hard efforts into making the gyoza taste and look perfect. He … Continue reading

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Cow Chip

In the Midwestern United States, everyone knows about cow chips. After all, there are so many farms that at some point all Midwesterners encounter them. Unfortunately, such encounters are seldom welcome. Usually, the first time you find one it is … Continue reading

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ワヒアワ状態

雨の波目覚める泥は彷徨える あめ の なみ めざめる どろ は さまよえる Rain comes in waves and the mud, awakening, starts to wander.   NACOS tips for writing English haiku I’ve employed a common poetic device in the above poem: personification. When we pretend things are … Continue reading

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Haiku はいく 俳句

新走さかなは旬のひがしもの Young sake, and east-caught fish in season. あらばしり さかな は しゅん の ひがしもの 尾池和夫(おいけかずお) 

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