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Haiku Poem – パパイヤ

juicy red gifts precious papaya big delight (Rebecca version) 四ドルで ジューシーパパイヤ 木の恵み よんドル で ジューシー パパイヤ き の めぐみ 喜びの 果実の重み 赤いギフト よろこび の かじつ の おもみ あかい ギフト (Michiko version) 後を引く パパイヤの味 大地から あと を ひく パパイヤ の あじ だいち から Papaya trees are heavy with fruit, juicy red succulent gifts, … Continue reading

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Haiku Poem – オーストラリアは夏

scorching sun burning the landscape rain brings relief (Rebecca version) 猛暑日や焦げる地表は雨を待つ もうしょび や こげる ちひょう は あめ を まつ 真夏日の地表温度は雨を待つ まなつび の ちひょう おんど は あめ を まつ (Michiko version) 雨粒の涼を求める炎天下 あまつぶ の りょう を もとめる えんてんか Here in Queensland Australia, December , January and February … Continue reading

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Haiku Poem – 夕暮れ

golden rays melt into the waves the seaside road 雲焼けて金色の波海の道 くも やけて こんじき の なみ うみ の みち Driving along the coast in Hawaii, the breathtaking sight of the glorious sunset grabs my attention. To the extent that I had to pull … Continue reading

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Haiku Poem – 輝く浜辺

undulating waves foaming and splashing splendid seascape ひたひたと泡の織物砂の浜 ひたひた と あわ の おりもの すな の はま Green rolling hills with endless breathtaking coastal views and sweeping natural shorelines , pristine beaches untouched by highrises and commercial development, and perfect sunny days , … Continue reading

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Haiku Poem – 笑い声

winter brings cold rain the locals keep playing laughing loudly (Rebecca version) 雨と霧空まで届く笑い声 あめときり そらまでとどく わらいごえ (Michiko version) 笑い声冬空高く霧の雨 わらいごえ ふゆぞらたかく きりのあめ Winter on the Sunshine Coast of Australia: As it approaches the middle of winter the sub tropical feeling of the Sunshine Coast … Continue reading

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Haiku Poem – 輝く浜辺

undulating waves foaming and splashing splendid seascape ひたひたと泡の織物砂の浜 ひたひた と あわ の おりもの すな の はま Green rolling hills with endless breathtaking coastal views and sweeping natural shorelines , pristine beaches untouched by highrises and commercial development, and perfect sunny days , … Continue reading

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Haiku Poem – シドニーは夏

beautiful roses butterflies busy at work summer has arrived 咲き誇る薔薇に蜜蜂夏の庭 さきほこる バラ に ミツバチ なつ の にわ It is summer time in Australia. This is because Australia is in the southern hemisphere, so our seasons are opposite Japan. The beach is crowed … Continue reading

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