Author Archives: ScottGardner

Haiku Poem – 誰もいないワイキキ

giant planes arrive 30000 empty seats a day Waikiki ghost town (Scott Gatdner) 三万の乗客は減り今はゼロ さんまん の じょうきゃく は へり いま は ゼロ On a normal day there are 30,000 passenger arrivals in Honolulu. Majority of those people head to Waikiki. Waikiki is … Continue reading

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Haiku Poem – 新型コロナウイルス

stopping everyone stay 2m away social distancing (Scott Gardner) みな止まる会話の距離は2メートル みな とまる かいわ の きょり は 2メートル Hawaii was one of the last states to be hit by the corona virus. Now that it is officially here the State is moving fast … Continue reading

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Haiku Poem – 熱帯の果実

mountain paths yellow ornaments in trees pink surprise (Scott Gardner) 山歩き水菓子実る黄色い木 やま あるき みずがし みのる きいろい き There are many types of fruits in Hawaii. Two of my favorite are Passion Fruit and Guava. Passion Fruit is a reddish, round, fruit that … Continue reading

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Haiku Poem – モペットで通勤

parking game time, money, frustration moped champion (Scott Gardner) バイク勝つ路駐の競技楽勝よ バイク かつ ろちゅう の きょうぎ らくしょう よ About 7 years ago my car was stolen. While I was sad, I was also glad. Because I live in the city I didn’t really … Continue reading

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Haiku Poem – 虹に想う

bygone days shining in memories missing rainbow (Scott Gardner) 遠い日の思い出光る永久の虹 とおいひ の おもいで ひかる とわ の にじ When you see someone you miss, everything is puppy dogs and rainbows. That feeling continues to grow but one day disappears. Changed forever, the memories … Continue reading

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Haiku Poem – 古いエアコン

hot Winter air office Summer heat old air-con (Scott Gardner) 冬猛暑古いエアコン千代の夏 ふゆ もうしょ ふるい エアコン ちよ の なつ My office claims to have central air conditioning. However, I’m not too sure it works. The AC is very old. It looks like it … Continue reading

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Haiku Poem – ビール

many tastes cans and brown bottles temporary escape (Scott version) 缶と瓶現実忘れビール飲む かん と びん げんじつ わすれ ビール のむ (Michiko version) ビール好き風味異なりよい気分 ビールずき ふうみ ことなり よいきぶん There are many beers to choose from these days. Each type has its own taste and purpose. There are … Continue reading

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