Haiku Poem – 果物

Hawaiian jewels
cornucopia of tastes
gift from the sky

ほうじゅんな ハワイのめぐみ てんのあじ

In Hawaii we are so lucky to have so many different kinds of fruits and in such abundance! Often when driving one can see mango trees and papaya trees. In my neighborhood there are many lemon trees and banana trees and of course there are the great pineapple fields on the north shore. I think that all the different tastes are wonderful and I don’t mind not having the fruits from the mainland even though they are readily available in our stores.


– Jim Woodhull
– Japanese by Jim Woodhull and Nakamura Michiko
– Photo by Jim

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