haikuwrimo summer 2013*1*久しぶり俳句のリモや大会へhisashiburi haiku no rimo ya taikai eafter so longa haikuwrimo-to convention*2*鳩騒ぎキャンノンの花落ちにけりhato sawagi kyannon no hana ochi ni naripigeons making a din,cannon flowers shatter to the ground*3*焼き鮭にローズマリーや猫のにゃおyaki sake ni roozumarii ya neko no nyaoRosemary to grilled salmon-the cats meow*4*茶の中にミント浮かぶや聖書読むcha no naka ni minto ukabu ya seisho yomumint leaves floating on the tea-reading the Bible*5*はくしょんでペッパーは波打ちにけりhakushon de
Thicketお弁当よ弟を追う藪の中obentou yo otouto wo ou yabu no nakaHey, your lunchbox!i chase my little brother in the thicket
Punggol Park - A Haiku Excursionポンゴル公園：：吟行バス停でファントムの歌黒い雲basutei de fantomu no uta kuroi kumoPhantom's song at the bus stop-dark clouds正月の三日の園雨籠りshougatsu no mikka no sono ame komoriThird day of the first monthin a garden,trapped by the rain.漣や池の周りに葦茂るsazanami ya ike no mawari ni ashi shigeruwater ripples,all around the pond reeds proliferate.糸雨にジョッギングの一人かなitozame ni joggingu no hitori kanaamong the threads of rain,joggingall alone.HDBの素描と耳にMP3echi di bi no sobyou to mimi ni emu pi surisketch of the HDB apartmentsand ears full of MP3
White blossoms白花でふとばら威張る鬼ごっこshirobana de futobara ibaru onigokkoFlaunting his fat flank 'mongst the white blossoms-hide-and-seek
Redang Island夏海やくちびる付ける潮の味natsu umi ya kuchibiru tsukeru shio no ajiSummer ocean,lingering on my lipsthe taste of the tide.
Striped Moth幽林にさまようぼくと斑の蛾yuurin ni samayou boku to madara no gaWandering in deep forest,the striped moth and I.
Hibiscusケンケンは足より長いひな祭りken ken ha ashi yori nagai hina matsuriHer can-can is longer than her legs -the Doll's festival.
Toadstool空見やる夏日きのこの座席かなsora miyaru kajitsu kinoko no zaseki kanasummer day,staring at the skyon a toadstool seat.
The Forecast is Freedom umbrellas raisedagainst a rain of teargas — heroes every one
Impromptu Astronomy a pierced receiptcasts a shadow on my shirt eclipse watching
moving awayfraying on sidewalkleaves reach out small arms, trembleoutwearing edges
Bedtime singing lullabieshe holds onto my collar — again?
The Grand Circle - Grizzly CreekLeaving Denver we climbed up into the Rocky Mountains, slowed by our capricious car. Through deep tunnel and vaulted vale we crossed the continental divide. Then down, down, endlessly down as our ears ached with the pressure change. For my young son it was all a bit too much, so we turned off at a rest stop to stretch our legs and relax. We ended up near Grizzly Creek on the Colorado River, an oasis of calm in our hectic day. With our magpie guide we walked a winding trail down to the river. There we sat for a long spell, drinking in the view. Then, as if reading my very thought, my son knelt down and selected a pebble to throw into the river. We stayed there for quite a while soaking up the sun, taking great pleasure in the search for beautiful stones to return to this glorious river. on a river bankhe picks through mud with care for just the right stone —leaning out, fearlessly farhe casts i
Haiku's in the ParkHaiku's in the Park"A Fresh New Day"The sun is shiningRipples of the ducks passingWater floats on air"Refresh"Glittering waterReflections blurring this worldSoft call of a goose"On the Water"Floating on softlyA duck sleeping tucked insideSoft feathers are warm"Movement"Glittering wet leavesWind rippling over lightA calm happy day"The Fountain"Flowing up, reachingGlittering droplets of lightFall into rings or mist"The Island"Roots up through waterSmall city of nature hidesA turtle or duck?"The Geese"Loud they are callingFor danger? Or a mate's love?Elegance waddles"White Duck"Shining a bright whiteStraighten feathers wronged, tail twitchBroken but still strong"By the Water"Calmly they pass byGraceful neck brings water upPeace, the geese do groom"A Group"With a quick splash, plop!Ripples flow by as the geeseGently swim away"By the Pond"Above it is warmBelow, the cold is freezingLeave the bench I must
063. Cold EmbraceThe silent fall of snowflakesCrowns the mountains' lavender summits,Wrapping them in cold embrace.
One Bright FeatherLast upon the old stone ledgeLights the autumn leaf –One bright featherFrom phoenix wings.
Haiku's Leaving the ParkHaiku's Leaving the Park"Midday"Eleven bells tolledIt is now time to go homeBright new day awaits"The Squirrels"Chasing across walkShadow runs 'cross and jumps treesHappy with a nut"Hunting Squirrel"Shuffling aboutBrown soft pine to thorough digA treasure to find"Startled"I walk along hereStartled we both jump and stareA squirrel hunting
Garden version 4**Tranquil white explosions frozen in the airfill my visions.**