Author Archives: ScottGardner

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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Haiku Poem – カレー作り

hot skillet waits vegetables and meat play 30 minute curry flames below water combine land and produce delicious mud (Scott version) 肉溶ける根菜類のカレー鍋 にく とける こんさい るい の カレー なべ (Michiko version) 出来上がりスペシャルカレーは30分 できあがり スペシャル カレー は さん じゅっ ぷん One of the easiest meals … Continue reading

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Haiku Poem – 食料の買い出し

food wonderland boxes to the heavens money grows wings (Scott version) 食品のおとぎの国でお金飛ぶ しょくひん の おとぎ の くに で おかね とぶ (Michiko version) まとめ買い選り取り見取り倉庫店 まとめがい よりどりみどり そうこてん Twice a month I go shopping for food. Normally I go to the local grocery store because it’s … Continue reading

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Haiku Poem – 昼休み

midday rumbling 10-12 but only 8 One hour sprint (Scott version) どの店も予算オーバーお金ない どのみせ も よさん オーバー おかね ない 正午鳴るランチの予算八ドルよ しょうご なる ランチ の よさん はち ドル よ (Michiko version) 息抜きは八ドルランチ昼休み いきぬき は はち ドル ランチ ひる やすみ I have no set time for lunch. I can … Continue reading

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