Category Archives: Haiku Poem

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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ネブラスカ便り

Collaborative Haiku Poem – マルハナ蜂との縁 ten yearsstrong connectionswith bumble bees (Yoko Kelley)十年来マルハナ蜂との深き縁じゅうねん らい マルハナバチとの ふかき えん I still can’t believe what I witnessed on Sunday, September 26.I noticed two insects flying busily outside the window where we were eating a lunch. At … 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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Collaborative Haiku Poem – 虫の声 call of insectlasts all morningend of summer (Yoko Kelley)虫の声昼なお響く夏の末むし の こえ ひる なお ひびく なつ の すえ The call of insects described in Japanese poems (waka) expresses the loneliness of Autumn at night, reflecting the poet’s own … 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 – 長男の結婚式

hope happiness joyrolling hills – lush green peacefulwedding day delights (Rebecca Rogan)大恋愛山の頂きウエディングだいれんあい やま の いただき ウエディング 結婚の祝福受ける丘の上けっこん の しゅくふく うける おか の うえ July 15 was my older son Jai’s wedding. It was held on the Sunshine Coast Hinterland. It was a truly blessed … Continue reading

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Collaborative Haiku Poem – 伐採士 after the storm  seen all over the towntree cutters (Yoko Kelley)嵐去りいたる所に伐採士あらし さり いたるところ に ばっさいし Even one month is gone since a big storm passed this area early in July, yet the noise of electric saws and … Continue reading

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