Category Archives: Haiku Poem

Haiku Poem – 地元の人の浜辺

all of the ocean endless cries of laughter Waikiki beach (Jim Woodhull) 海の音ビーチで弾む夏遊び うみ の おと ビーチ で はずむ なつ あそび Every weekend the local residents here are able to take advantage of the empty beaches and parks such as Waikiki beach. … Continue reading

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ネブラスカ便り

Collaborative Haiku Poem – マスクの威力 east to west power of face mask worn globally (Yoko Kelley) 東から西へと広がるマクスかな ひがし から にし へ と ひろがる マスク かな In Asian countries, especially eastern Asian countries, it is a custom to wear face masks in order … Continue reading

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ネブラスカ便り

Collaborative Haiku Poem – サービスベリーの実 the third year fruits of serviceberry red and ripe (Yoko Kelley) 三年目サービスベリーの実は熟し さんねんめ サービスベリーの み は じゅくし In our pollinator garden, there are two trees of serviceberry for wild birds. Until last year, the trees were skinny … Continue reading

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Haiku Poem – 地元のお客様

unexpectedly local sunset boat tour burning orange sky (Jim Woodhull) 客乗せてオレンジ空にボート出す きゃく のせて オレンジぞら に ボート だす Two days ago I had a very nice surprise! There were a group of 8 local residents that wanted to go on a sunset tour! … Continue reading

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Haiku Poem – 出港の日を待つ

boats are ready engines roar in approval the wait is over (Jim Woodhull) 磨き上げ出港の日を待つボート みがきあげ しゅっこう の ひ を まつ ボート The last two months I have been working on both the Atlantis submarines and tugboats and also the Glass Bottom boat. … Continue reading

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Haiku Poem – 船の試運転

roar of the engine echoes in the harbor music for captains (Jim Woodhull) 港出る2か月ぶりのエンジン音 みなと でる にかげつ ぶり の エンジン おん This week I drove the boat for the first time in two months! The main reason was to make sure the … Continue reading

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Haiku Poem – 船の整備

painted and fixed boats turn over anew waiting to start (Jim Woodhull) 浮いている綺麗なボート出かけたい ういている きれいな ボート でかけたい The past two months or so since no tour boats have been allowed to go into Hawaiian waters Atlantis took advantage of all the extra … Continue reading

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Haiku Poem – ビーチ待つ

beaches are opened gleaming ocean awaits returning tourists (Jim Woodhull) お客様ビーチ待ってる空の海 おきゃくさま ビーチ まってる から の うみ On May 16 the beaches were opened in Hawaii! Up to that day it was allowed to go into the ocean to surf or swim … Continue reading

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Collaborative Haiku Poem – 皐月冷え cold spell in May confused irises blooming postponed (Yoko Kelley) 皐月冷え とまどうアイリス開花延べ さつき びえ とまどうアイリス かいか のべ Reversing warm April, May started cool. Irises which grew well and bore big buds, seemed unable to decide whether they should … Continue reading

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Haiku Poem – 裏庭の風景

temples and nature fill the panorama view behind my house (Jim Woodhull) 裏庭や変わる景色がここにあり うらにわ や かわる けしき が ここ に あり On our daily walks, my wife and I usually head towards China town, which is on the ocean side, then from … Continue reading

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