Category Archives: Haiku Poem

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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Haiku Poem – 駅の小鳥

an overnight staytime out to reflectsweet singing birds (Rebecca Rogan)帰路につく駅の小鳥と電車待つきろ に つく えき の ことり と でんしゃ まつ In March, I was feeling a bit overwhelmed and decided its time to take an overnight at one of my favourite spots for relaxation … Continue reading

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ネブラスカ便り

Collaborative Haiku Poem – 小鳥の交代 green tinted treebirds change placesrobins are here (Yoko Kelley)木の芽時小鳥の交代ロビン来るこのめどき ことり の こうたい ロビンくる As trees start green tint, winter birds juncos are gone, replaced by robins, like a calendar.  木々がうっすらと緑色を帯びてくると、冬の小鳥ユキヒメドリが去り、入れ替わりにロビンがやってきます。暦通りです。 Collaborative Haiku PoemYoko KelleyIllustration by Norman KelleyOmaha, … Continue reading

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Haiku Poem – 母の車

long boat ridemother’s old car cruisingnew island life (Scott Gardner)海渡る母の車はハワイ着うみ わたる はは の くるま は はわい ちゃく It has been over 5 years since I’ve owned a car. In the past if I needed a car, I rented one. However, now that … Continue reading

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Haiku Poem – 通常の営業再開

finally overour life returns to normalhope is in the air (Jim Woodhull)規制なし店はどこでも開いているきせい なし みせ は どこでも あいている From March 5th proof a vaccinations will no longer be required at restaurants and many restaurants in Hawaii are now allowing more seating which makes … Continue reading

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Collaborative Haiku Poem – チリディナー chili dinnerpast two years withoutstand in line (Yoko Kelley)チリデイナー3年振りに列に立ちチリディナー さんねん ぶり に れつ に たち “The Chili DInner is a fundraiser for the Keystone Community Task Force Annual Scholarship Program” (KCTF newsletter). We were unable to participate … Continue reading

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Haiku Poem – 土曜日の朝

Saturday morningouting somewhere specialwith my son (Rebecca Rogan)土曜日の朝は息子とお出かけ日どようび の あさ は むすこ と おでかけ び Lately I have made a new resolution to have a Saturday morning outing somewhere special with Bali. Bali loves a place called TimeZone that has lots of … Continue reading

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Haiku Poem – 山の装飾

Hawaiian winterflowers bloom in the wildfree for the taking (Jim Woodhull)咲いた花山の装飾良い事件さいた はな やま の そうしょく よい じけん One of the many things I like about Hawaii are the beautiful flowers! During the different seasons different flowers bloom. When going up into the … Continue reading

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Haiku Poem – 笑顔のマウイ島

Island of whaleswelcomes me back with a smilehome away from home (Jim Woodhull)好きな島鯨と海豚マウイ島すきなしま くじら と いるか まういとう I was very fortunate that I got to go to Lahaina Maui for a diving job and the weather was wonderful! The ocean was also … Continue reading

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Haiku Poem – お正月の雲

New Year’s windgiant gray clouds fly bymaking our rainbows (Jim Woodhull)重い雲正月の空虹になるおもい くも しょうがつ の そら にじ に なる This New Year’s weather was not very good! It rained for almost a week straight and the ocean was rough and also the visibility … Continue reading

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