miercuri, 26 iulie 2017

The Haiku Foundation Blog

 BY 


summer vacation plans —
disturbing my daydream 
a phone call

     — Ana Drobot

It doesn’t matter
what I plan for vacation
perseids

     — Cezar Ciobika

https://www.thehaikufoundation.org/2017/07/26/haiku-in-the-workplace-summer-vacation-plans/


The 155th. WHA Haiga Contest (07/2017)

Judge and comments 
by Kuniharu Shimizu 


CEZAR CIOBÎCĂ




duminică, 23 iulie 2017

ASAHI HAIKUIST NETWORK/




byDavid McMurray

July 21, 2017 at 07:00 JST



Cruise . ..
melting in the clouds
skyscrapers
Ana Drobot 
/Bucharest, Romania/

http://www.asahi.com/ajw/special/haiku/














sâmbătă, 22 iulie 2017

9th Yamadera Basho Memorial Museum English Haiku Contest

9th Yamadera Basho Memorial Museum English Haiku Contest

A.Prizes

Division 2: Junior High School Students
Grand Prize

Cristina Apetrei    Botoșani, Romania   
(“Elena Rareș” School, 8th grade)

(English haiku):      
summer’s end          
a skipping stone stirring up    
memories with dad        

日本語訳 (Japanese translation):
水切り石
父と遊んだ
夏過ぎぬ


Division 3: High School Students
Distinguished Work Prize

Nadin Ghileschi Botoșani, Romania
(“Mihai Eminescu” Lyceum, 9th grade)

受賞作品 (English haiku):

silent night
a fox’s footprints in snow
lead to Milky Way


日本語訳 (Japanese translation):

雪のしじま
キツネの足跡
銀河まで




Division 4: Non‐Japanese


Distinguished Work Prize
Cezar‐Florin Ciobîcă (Romania)

受賞作品 (English haiku):    

ladybird emerging        
from inside a snail shell      
ceasefire agreement        
(飯島 武久 訳)

日本語訳 (Japanese translation):

てんとう虫
蝸牛の殻出て
休戦協定


B. Contest Selected Haiku Submissions Collection


Division 4: Non‐Japanese 第4部: 外国

aging in silence –
keeps him company
only a bonsai

scent of lime –
the little girl is scanning
a book with stories

Maria Tirenescu (Romania)

Weather forecast –
the next years will pass
like a summer rain

Mother’s eyes –
two well buckets dropping
from time to time

Emil Marin (Romania)

a dandelion –
so stunning little poem
the trembling of hand

the rose of sharon –
a thousand pieces flowing
among my mistakes

Andreea Maftei (Romania)
old pond –
disturbing the peace
a speck of dust

Ana Drobot (Romania)

faraway summer –
in the linden’s flowers
traditional tea

their ancestral costume –
grandma’s expertise
all the garden

Silvestru Miclaus (Romania)

spring days –
the pigeon pair fades
leaf by leaf

commercial road –
the crow rolls
a nut

Capotă  Daniela Lăcrămioara (Romania)


temple –
a straw sandal turns
into bird nest

lunch break –
a sparrow alights
on the scythe

Lavana Kray (Romania)


hungry pigeons –
scattered
magnolia’s petals

railway station –
the only baggage
a few freesias

Carmen Mariana Nanu (Romania)

storm clouds –
hanging out of the moon
a rainbow


hunting for kites
on the ridge of the wave –
a gull

Florin Golban (Romania)

old pond –
after the frog leap just
the stork bill clapping

winter twilight
looking for a shorter way
to the self

Iulian Ciupitu (Romania)

little black dress –
the moon full of
ylang‐ylang

rising sun –
japanese sky
a garden of roses

Steliana Cristina Voicu (Romania)

More strong
than wine itself
your ungave kiss

This pitcher of clay…
tomorrow and I will have
long returned to dust

Adina Enachescu (Romania)

In the crown
of a cherry tree in bloom
two sparrow has a chat

Weather in change –
the hat of a dandelion
carried by the wind

Vasile Moldovan (Romania)

milky way –
free to choose
my own dream

departing geese –
all I’m left with
is silence

Eduard Tara (Romania)

Christmas without snow…
Santa Claus usually comes
with the sledge

Even
on the secular crosses
the first snowfall

Constantin Stroe (Romania)

refugee camp
a pregnant woman weaving
a dream catcher

ladybird emerging
from inside a snail shell
ceasefire agreement

Cezar‐Florin Ciobîcă  (Romania)

Division 3: High School Students 第3部: 高校

silent night
a fox’s footprints in snow
lead to Milky Way

new therapy
the soothing song
of a blackbird

Nadin Ghileschi (9th grade)
(“Mihai Eminescu” Lyceum, Romania)



drought
birds’ shadows cooling off
the cracked earth

gloomy day
the princess in the story
changes her mind

Cristina Ailoaei (12th grade)
(“Mihai Eminescu” Lyceum, Romania)


**
Division 2: Junior High School Students 第2部: 中学

old carousel
around the pony’s neck
bindweed

granny’s garden
every flower bed
with its story

Gabi Apalaghiei (8th grade)
“Elena Rareș” School, Romania

rainy day
on the hero’s gravestone
a withered rose

Sabina Ciobanu (8th grade)
“Elena Rareș” School, Romania

summer’s end
a skipping stone stirring up
memories with dad

Cristina Apetrei (8th grade)
“Elena Rareș” School, Romania

stork nest
chicks pecking
first stars

Ioana Brînzei (7th grade)
“Elena Rareș” School, Romania

cherry blossoms
our silence
fades to pink

Delia Iftime (7th grade)
“Elena Rareș” School, Romania

partial eclipse
ravens settling on
a sunflower field

Giorgiana Cucu (7th grade)
“Elena Rareș” School, Romania











miercuri, 19 iulie 2017

the HAIKU FOUNDATION BLOG

Haiku in the Workplace: 

Elevator Awkwardness

 BY 


elevator ride
my boss’s wife ask me
to push the button
     — Cezar Ciobika


my eyes in yours —
nowhere else to go
but downstairs
     — Ana Drobot

marți, 18 iulie 2017

Mainichi---haiku in English





tea with cardamom--
    indian sky filling
    lantern after lantern
    --
    Steliana Cristina Voicu (Ploiesti, Romania)
    Selected by Isamu Hashimoto

    luni, 17 iulie 2017

    joi, 13 iulie 2017

    HAIKU FOUNDATION BLOG

    Haiku in the Workplace: Getting Fired
    by Jim Kacian

    dismissed
    I load again
    my staple gun

         — Cezar Ciobika

    https://www.thehaikufoundation.org/2017/07/12/haiku-in-the-workplace-getting-fired/


    marți, 11 iulie 2017

    HAIKU MASTER

    July 2017, week #2

    SUBMISSION CATEGORY 1-
    haiku this photo






    shadows...
    all that is left
    of the party

    Ana Drobot / Romania



    old buddies 
    white beats black
    in five moves
    Capotă Daniela Lăcrămioara / Romania


    SUBMISSION CATEGORY 2-
    ORIGINAL PHOTO HAIKU






    duminică, 9 iulie 2017

    joi, 6 iulie 2017

    Haiku Foundation blog

    Haiku in the Workplace:

    The Broken Air Conditioner

    by Jim Kacian



    searing heat
    folding a fan from
    the test paper

    Cezar Ciobika

    https://www.thehaikufoundation.org/2017/07/05/haiku-in-the-workplace-the-broken-air-conditioner/

    luni, 3 iulie 2017

    6-th Setouch Matsuyama Photo Haiku Contest


    dawn at St. John's Church -
    a child touching the answer
    to his first prayer

    Biserica Sfantul Ioan în zori -
    un copil atingând răspunsul
    primei lui rugăciuni

    Cristina Oprea Young



    sâmbătă, 1 iulie 2017

    ASAHI HAIKUIST NETWORK

    by David McMurray

    June 30, 2017 at 08:00 JST

    *
    Strawberry Moon--
    aroma of jam filling
    mother’s kitchen
    (Steliana Voicu)
    *
    summer begins--
    I draw a large
    smile on the sun
    (Ana Drobot)