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Haiku Poem – 船の試運転

roar of the engine echoes in the harbor music for captains (Jim Woodhull) 港出る2か月ぶりのエンジン音 みなと でる にかげつ ぶり の エンジン おん This week I drove the boat for the first time in two months! The main reason was to make sure the … Continue reading

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Haiku Poem – 船の整備

painted and fixed boats turn over anew waiting to start (Jim Woodhull) 浮いている綺麗なボート出かけたい ういている きれいな ボート でかけたい The past two months or so since no tour boats have been allowed to go into Hawaiian waters Atlantis took advantage of all the extra … Continue reading

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Haiku Poem – ビーチ待つ

beaches are opened gleaming ocean awaits returning tourists (Jim Woodhull) お客様ビーチ待ってる空の海 おきゃくさま ビーチ まってる から の うみ On May 16 the beaches were opened in Hawaii! Up to that day it was allowed to go into the ocean to surf or swim … Continue reading

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Haiku Poem – 裏庭の風景

temples and nature fill the panorama view behind my house (Jim Woodhull) 裏庭や変わる景色がここにあり うらにわ や かわる けしき が ここ に あり On our daily walks, my wife and I usually head towards China town, which is on the ocean side, then from … Continue reading

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Haiku Poem – アロハタワー

standing majestic landmark for boaters Aloha Tower (Jim Woodhull) 出入り口船長を呼ぶアロハタワー でいりぐち せんちょう を よぶ アロハタワー Since I live so close to Chinatown, one of the places my wife and I like to go to is the Aloha Tower. Once the tallest building … Continue reading

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Haiku Poem – ビルの明かり

deserted streets empty buildings light the sky cool night breeze (Jim Woodhull) 空の道ビルの光に夜の風 そら の みち ビル の ひかり に よる の かぜ I have written in past haikus about much less traffic since there are such few tourists coming to Hawaii. … Continue reading

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Haiku Poem – 船の清掃

dirt on dirt our boats languishing away happy to see us (Jim Woodhull) 桟橋の汚れたボート泣いている さんばし の よごれた ボート ないている For the next 8 weeks I will be going to work twice a week at Pier 27 where Atlantis docks the submarines, three … Continue reading

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