Author Archives: BenClark

Haiku Poem – バージニアの天候

rain drops winter air creeps cold hardens (Ben Clark) 雨降って忍び込む冬寒くなる あめ ふって しのびこむ ふゆ さむく なる Winter in Virginia has been mild. Although snow has fallen it has mostly been light. Instead of snowing, it usually rains. Interestingly, when it rains, the … Continue reading

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Haiku Poem – 新型コロナウイルス

grocery aisle hand reaches shelf grabs empty (Ben Clark) 店にいる遠くまで見る空の棚 みせ に いる とおく まで みる から の たな I went to the grocery store on Saturday. I was surprised to see that a lot of things were gone. Employees told me … Continue reading

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Haiku Poem – ヤクルト

small kokeshi healthy yogurt drink long life (Ben Clark) ヤクルトやこけしのボトル長寿命 ヤクルト や こけし の ボトル ちょう じゅみょう Today, I bought Yakuruto for the first time. I found it at a nearby store. I heard that Yakuruto is good for health. Yakuruto has … Continue reading

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Haiku Poem – ベーコンエッグ

bacon eggs common fried breakfast check dates (Ben Clark) ベーコンや好きな朝食日を重視 ベーコン や すきな ちょうしょく ひ を じゅうし Bacon and eggs is a traditional breakfast in the United States. Although I like it, I do not make it often. Since I am frequently … Continue reading

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Haiku Poem – ブーツ

winter wet rule of thumb boots protect (Ben Clark) 冬支度履き心地良いブーツ買う ふゆ じたく はきごこち よい ブーツ かう I received a gift card this Christmas. I decided to use it to buy a new pair of boots. My old boots needed to be replaced. … Continue reading

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Haiku Poem – 通勤の道

sun peeks winter winds chill grab jacket (Ben Clark) 凍る朝通勤の道上着着る こおる あさ つうきん の みち うわぎ きる I usually leave the house at 8am in the morning. The sun is up but the winter air is cold. So, I take a jacket … Continue reading

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Haiku Poem – 秋のお土産

fall leaves vacuum truck arrives winter clean (Ben Clark) 秋土産冬のトラック落ち葉吸う あき みやげ ふゆ の トラック おちば すう I went home for Christmas and saw a special kind of truck. This truck sucks up fallen leaves. Since so many leaves fall from the … Continue reading

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