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vita notes

Haiku in English

 

                                      ... Rückblick 2011

 

 

afterglow
help my mother
to have a bath
(Mainichi - 12-2011)



train journey ...
immersing into the smell
of borrowed books
(Frogpond - Fall, 2011)


Ancient names
vanished in the flood --
autumn eve



Leafy way
a straying dog barks
at the moon

(Asahi - 11-2011)



open air concert ...
one of the violas carries
different socks
(Mainichi - 11-2011)

short castling - -
above the floodplains
rising moon
(Asahi - 09-2011)



old signalbox --
the cat lurks
in the tall summer grass 
(Mainichi - 09-2011) 

Allotments --
the fireworks
dahlias
(Asahi - 08-2011)



nightly sultriness ...
flashing out of the mirror
father's smile



light in the teahouse –
we stay a little longer
on the arched bridge

(
Haiku Solidarity Book by Laura Vaceanu) 
Morning bells –
we plant a ginkgo
for world peace
(Kamesan's World Haiku Anthology)



nightmare –
beyond the fog
a white rainbow



in the kitchen sink
between cups and plates
a plethora of rainbows

(Sketchbook - 06-2011)

leave for good –
her smile and hairstyle
are perfect-
(Karol Rosiaks Café-Haiku)



Fly fishing
on the horizon
a rainbow -
(Asahi - 06-2011)

morning chill
the archer
streches the silence
(Mainichi - 06-2011)



bright winter night
my head
made of glass
(The Heron's Nest - 06-2011)
rushhour ...
over a high-rise block
the moon



night watch
behind vertical blinds
the city lights



twilight
the old angler chances
his mind

(Notes from the Gean - 06-2011)



evening bells ... 
wind ruffels up the plumage 
of the dipper 
(DailyHaiga - 05-2011)

prom ...
the susurration
of taffeta
(Haigaonline - 06-2011)



Steady rain
breathing the colors
of midnight
(Asahi - 06-2011)

midday heat
I garnish the fruit salad
with spearmint
(Sketchbook - 05-2011)



You and i
under an apple tree
reviving



By the fjord
I enter the bridge
to the moon

(Asahi - 05-2011)

anamnesis –

in front of the window
apple blossoms


under sherry blossoms
the first steps
of my grandchild


(Sketchbook - 04-2011)



moonlit rose
the cry of an owl
mars my dream



passing through
above my hostel
the winter sky

(DailyHaiga - 04-2011) 


Lazy
morn
a snail
rushes by 
(Asahi - 04-2011)

spring moon
immersing into the light
of lost names
(Mainichi Haiku - Tsunami Special)



Aftershocks -
I'm trying to fold
paper cranes
(Asahi - 03-2011)



spring wind
flitting across the river
moon ripples
(Haiku Pix Review #2, Spring 2011)


a fleeting encounter
where the path forks
... plum blossom scent
(WHA - 03-2011)



waiting ...
at the edge of the precipice
bougainvillea blossoms
(Caribbian Kigo Kukai - 03-2011)



Holly berries –
in my coat pocket
a forgotten stone
(Notes from the Gean - 03-2011)



icy east wind –
the train attendent heats up
the samovar
(Sketchbook - 02-2011)


wax-pale moon —
waiting at the terminal station
a forgotten umbrella



autumn sonata —
the sea breathing
a subdued bass

(WHA - World Haiku No. 7)



Bach-Matinée
the voice behind me
dies away
(LYNX - XXVI 02-2011 - Haiga)
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Epiphany
hoarfrost trickles
from the pine
(WHA - 01-2011 - Haiga)
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Bed rest
surrounded
by books
(
Asahi - 01-2011)


Christmas moon
the black frost
creaks
(Asahi - 01-2011)

 




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