Category Archives: Haiku Poem

Haiku Poem – ツーステップビーチ

acres of coraljewels of black rock and sandtwo steps Hawaii (Jim Woodhull)黒い岩海の王冠コナハワイくろい いわ うみ の おうかん コナ ハワイ My favorite beach diving spot in all of the islands is a place called Two Steps that is on the Island of Hawaii and … Continue reading

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ネブラスカ便り

Collaborative Haiku Poem – 蝶々の敵 friends in gardensthe enemy of butterfliescardinals (Yoko Kelley)庭の友蝶々の敵カーデイナルにわ の とも ちょうちょう の てき カーディナル Ever since we witnessed the scene where cardinals were eating fat caterpillars, I have tried several ways to protect the caterpillars from cardinals. … Continue reading

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Haiku Poem – ハワイで人気の食事

lunch box on the boatin it seared tuna sashimimy favorite meal (Jim Woodhull)楽しみの鮪弁当船の上たのしみ の まぐろ べんとう ふね の うえ I am very lucky at my Captain’s job because all of us staff have lunch bought for us every day! Each day is … Continue reading

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Haiku Poem – ハワイに秋の気配

Fall is in the airsunset chases the oceanswimming in yellow (Jim Woodhull)日の入りの黄色い波や秋近しひのいり の きいろい なみ や あき ちかし The month of August is now here and I already can see some signs of fall in Hawaii.  The winds have slowly started to … Continue reading

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Collaborative Haiku Poem – 紋白蝶 cabbage butterfliesmore in numberless tended garden (Yoko Kelley)紋白蝶手入れ不足の庭に群れもんしろちょう ていれぶそく の にわ に むれ To our delight, more cabbage butterflies have started coming to our garden. Our garden was full of weeds. I used the butterfly-increase as the … Continue reading

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Haiku Poem – 蜂は友達

angry honey beesfill the sky like storm cloudsthe bee keepers are here (Jim Woodhull)蜂が飛ぶ嵐の雲や養蜂家はち が とぶ あらし の くも や ようほうか My wife has a new hobby!  A few of her friends are bee keepers and one of their jobs are when … Continue reading

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Collaborative Haiku Poem – ひまわりすだれ sunflowersblock afternoon sunlike a bamboo blind (Yoko Kelley)ひまわりや西日遮る簾かなひまわり や にしび さえぎる すだれ かな  All these years, a hot, summer afternoon sun was blocked conveniently by maple trees in a neighbor’s yard, until one of trees was felled … Continue reading

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Collaborative Haiku Poem – 夏間近 summer is nearpruning and cleaningraspberry bushes (Yoko Kelley)夏間近慌てて剪定ラスベリーなつ まぢか あわてて せんてい ラスベリー When new leaves begin sprouting, all plants start growing vigorously. Not just raspberries but also butterfly bushes need pruning, and yards have to be cleaned … Continue reading

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Haiku Poem – 祈りの日記

at daybreaksoul-searching journala fascinating habit (Rebecca Rogan)目覚めたら祈りの日記よい習慣めざめたら いのり の にっき よい しゅうかん For the last few months I’ve been journaling upon waking first thing in the morning and it’s making a positive difference to my day. I journal about the things I’m … Continue reading

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Haiku Poem – ハワイに住む幸せ

the world’s problemsdissolve in the beautyof our Hawaii (Jim Woodhull)危機意識ハワイの景色に救われるきき いしき ハワイ の けしき に すくわれる With the many problems that we have to face today such as the covid pandemic and the current war in the Ukraine and many others. I … Continue reading

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