Category Archives: Haiku Poem

Haiku Poem – 雲のショー

sunsetting cloudspour into the mountain siderivals the sunset (Jim Woodhull)サンセット山脈に注ぐ雲のショーサンセット さんみゃく に そそぐ くも の ショー I have written haikus dealing with the beautiful sunsets in Hawaii and one of the nice things about our sunsets in Hawaii are the beautiful cloud … Continue reading

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Haiku Poem – 空で浮く虹

multicolored arkfloating majesticallysymbol of Hawaii (Jim Woodhull)空で浮くハワイのシンボル笑い顔そら で うく ハワイ の シンボル わらい がお The rainbow is a very famous symbol of Hawaii since it is such a common sight here. In the winter one is much more likely to see a … Continue reading

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Haiku Poem – マウイ島ラハイナ

busy Lahainathe sound of laughter againreturning tourists (Jim Woodhull)マウイ島また春が来たバケーションマウイとう また はる が きた バケーション In the middle of June, I was able to go to both Kona on the island of Hawaii and Lahaina on the island of Maui for a Scuba … Continue reading

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ネブラスカ便り

Collaborative Haiku Poem – ラスベリー raspberriesdense growth of thorny plantssearch of fruits (Yoko Kelley)ラスベリー棘かき分けて実を探すラスベリー とげ かきわけて みをさがす Every year, the raspberry bush gives us red fruits and provides nectar to bumblebees and other insects. There is one trouble, thorns! Although the thorns … Continue reading

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Haiku Poem – 三本マストの帆船

off in the distancesailing relic from the past3 masted schooner (Jim Woodhull)伝統の三本マスト船出するでんとうの さんぼん マスト ふなで する Since I am out on the ocean every day I am able to see many different kinds of boats. There are the usual dive boats, snorkel … Continue reading

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ネブラスカ便り

Collaborative Haiku Poem – マスク後 mask gonethe face looks unfamiliardo I know her? (Yoko Kelley)マスク無し名前と顔が一致せずマスクなし なまえ と かお が いっち せず A recently seen newspaper article, told by a college teacher: she was greeted by an unmasked student. The teacher returned the … Continue reading

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ネブラスカ便り

Collaborative Haiku Poem – マスク廃止令 picture of masktake it or wear it?store entrances (Yoko Kelley)マスクの絵取るか着けるか店の前マスク の え とるか つけるか みせ の まえ Midnight of May 25th, the mask mandate is cancelled in Nebraska (the governor issued the notice on TV). The coronavirus … Continue reading

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Haiku Poem – 雲の綿菓子

Hawaiian cloudsswirling mounds of whipped creamconstantly changing (Jim Woodhull)ハワイの空雲の綿菓子風まかせハワイ の そら くも の わたがし かぜ まかせ One of the nice things about my job driving the glass bottom boat is the beautiful scenery that I get to see every day and how … Continue reading

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Haiku Poem – 四月の鯨

big splashesfarewell from the whalesgoodbye for now (Jim Woodhull)吹き上げた鯨の母子また会おうふきあげた くじら の ははこ また あおう The whale watching season is now over in Hawaii. Usually the whale watching tour companies stop their advertising on April 20. Even though there are still whales here … Continue reading

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Haiku Poem – コロナ予防接種2回目

today is the daymy second shot awaitshopefully covid free (Jim Woodhull)2回目のワクチン注射安堵感に かいめ の ワクチン ちゅうしゃ あんど かん Today was my second Covid-19 vaccination shot. Since it was my second shot I was in a much smaller group than before. I waited in … Continue reading

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