Author Archives: JimWoodhull

Haiku Poem – コビッド規制の秋

the crowds are gonewelcome break for HawaiiChristmas is coming (Jim Woodhull)空いている秋がそろそろハワイ島すいている あき が そろそろ ハワイとう 夏終わり次の活気はクリスマスなつ おわり つぎ の かっき は クリスマス The summer holidays are now over and with the recent tightening of Covid restrictions the tourists in Hawaii have really dropped off. … Continue reading

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Haiku Poem – 1分間の愉快な夢

in my dreamfor only just one minuteworld class chef (Jim Woodhull)夢を見た一分だけの人気シェフゆめ を みた いっぷん だけ の にんき シェフ The other night I had a very interesting dream that was in Japanese. In the dream I was a world class Chef and I … Continue reading

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Haiku Poem – コナのサンゴと魚

crystal clear oceanfish and coral traffic jamdiving in Kona (Jim Woodhull)珊瑚礁見回る魚コナの海さんごしょう みまわる さかな コナ の うみ Recently I went to Kona on the island of Hawaii for a scuba diving job. In the area of Kona the ocean is almost always very … Continue reading

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Haiku Poem – コビッド患者また増加

without a soundCovid sweeps across the landsparing nobody (Jim Woodhull)災いや雨ない嵐いつ終わるわざわい や あめ ない あらし いつ おわる 激情な雨ない嵐コビッドだげきじょう な あめ ない あらし コビッド だ 感染の雨ない嵐吹きすさぶかんせん の あめ ない あらし ふき すさぶ The Covid 19 cases continue to rise in Hawaii and starting on September 13 anybody going … Continue reading

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Haiku Poem – コビッド悪魔

spreading like firegiving no quarter at allcovid continues    (Jim Woodhull)終わらないコビッド悪魔ベッドないおわらない コビッド あくま ベッド ない Because of the Covid Delta strain the amount of infected people has gone very high to the point of averaging around 500 people a day. Because of … Continue reading

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Haiku Poem – 猫と私

my little shadowfollows me everywherelooking for a treat (Jim Woodhull)離れないゴロゴロ鳴らすカリンちゃんはなれない ゴロゴロ ならす カリン ちゃん A few months ago my cat Karin has changed her behavior. She follows me around like a little puppy and she loves to stay by me and let … Continue reading

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Haiku Poem – 柿の種ピーナッツ

Kaki peanutsmilk tea’s perfect partnercan’t stop eating (Jim Woodhull)ティータイムやめられません柿の種ティータイム やめられません かき の たね 間食は柿ピーナッツ止まらないかんしょく は かきピーナッツ とまらない When I moved to Japan, one of the first things I did was to go to the convenience stores and try different drinks and snacks that looked … Continue reading

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Haiku Poem – 見ごたえのある魚

patiently waitinghidden frog fish and leaf fishclumsily graceful (Jim Woodhull)偽装して餌がくるまでじっと待つぎそう して えさ が くる まで じっと まつ When I go scuba diving I like to show my customers turtles and sharks and other big types of sea life but my favorite fish … Continue reading

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Haiku Poem – 雲のショー

sunsetting cloudspour into the mountain siderivals the sunset (Jim Woodhull)サンセット山脈に注ぐ雲のショーサンセット さんみゃく に そそぐ くも の ショー I have written haikus dealing with the beautiful sunsets in Hawaii and one of the nice things about our sunsets in Hawaii are the beautiful cloud … Continue reading

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Haiku Poem – 空で浮く虹

multicolored arkfloating majesticallysymbol of Hawaii (Jim Woodhull)空で浮くハワイのシンボル笑い顔そら で うく ハワイ の シンボル わらい がお The rainbow is a very famous symbol of Hawaii since it is such a common sight here. In the winter one is much more likely to see a … Continue reading

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