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vita notes

Haiku in English

 

                                      ... Rückblick 2010


 










Church service
the pale colors
of frescoes
(Asahi)









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I open the smile
of my grandchild
(Mainichi)




divorce papers - -
the first hoarfrost
on rose hips
(Notes from the Gean)



All Souls’ Day …
Grandam searches for a name
in the alphabet soup
(Notes from the Gean)

 



waxing moon
she sews the sky
of the cradle
(Notes from the Gean) 



After the concert...
strong autumn wind
beats
the high tide
(Sketchbook)







Autumn is coming
Only the wind plays
in the bandshell
(Sketchbook)



Glass of wine –
the weight of her words
at dusk
(Asahi)






hot blacktop - -
the pink cyclamen
sprout anew
(Asahi)


sleepless
between two stars
as wide as a finger
(Mainichi)






Low tide
ever so slight breeze
from the moon
(Asahi)


thunderstorm
flickering in the eyes
of the young mare
(Mainichi)






At dusk___
an arrow of brants 
pierces
in our silence
(Chrysanthemum)


Penalty kick
she pushes the button
ice crusher
(Asahi)






gents' dinner —
father ties the
cummerbund
(Asahi)


walking alone …
above the ship mill
the Milky Way
(Mainichi)






Midnight soiree
touching the sound
of lilac
(Asahi)


change of life - -
she turns her face into
the summer rain
(3Lights Journal)






Potter's clay--
after the glaze firing
reseda green
(Asahi)


icy coldness
the old sound bowl
brimful
with light
(Chrysanthemum)






cold front —
the color 
of wilted daffodils
(Asahi)


Grand Sonata
the viola da braccion
early too late
(3Lights Journal)






spring rain
out of the plush moon drips
a lullaby
(Sketchbook) 


Newborn child …
the old pine in the garden
moves a little
(Asahi)



scurry of snow - -
granny reads out fairy tales
with her witch voice
(Mainichi)


Candles glow--
grandfather opens
the humidor
(Asahi)






 

 

 

Bright spring light:
the paintbrush fills
with drawing ink
(Asahi - 2006)
sightseeing
the wall
today
(Mainichi - 2004)
Quiet pond
grass blades tickle
the clouds
(Asahi - 2004)






 

 

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