Archive for May, 2008

Memorial Day, 2008

Posted in Haiku on May 29, 2008 by Ellis


Juniper, fragrant

in the jaws of my shears

by my grandmother’s grave.


ほととぎす:little cuckoo

Posted in Haiku, Summer on May 29, 2008 by Nico

I located the destination on a map. To reach it, I’ll have to change trains four times.


tempting me to go

to an unfamiliar town –

midnight cuckoo


Posted in Haiku, Spring, Workshopping on May 28, 2008 by Gerald


high speed train…

in the flooded ricefields

a patchwork of the evening sky


Stones of Mars

Posted in Senryu on May 27, 2008 by Tito

Gallery Image


The stones of polar Mars –

How they clatter at downloading

Into our desktop world!

(in commemoration of the landing of Phoenix, 26.5.08)


* click on the gallery photo link above, and you’ll be shown the latest NASA Martian scapes …

drawing a palm tree

Posted in Haiku, Winter on May 26, 2008 by Gilad


drawing a palm tree –


landing on a branch


May: border of the seasons

Posted in Haipho, Spring, Summer on May 25, 2008 by Hisashi Miyazaki

The dogtooth violet (カタクリ), actually a type of lily, is well-known both for its pretty flower and for its root, once a source of high-quality starch called katakuriko. Today, the powder available commercially bearing this name is a refined one made from potato.

after lunch

men napping on the ridge trail –

cuckoo laughs

The Three Peaks of Mt. Hiruzen (1202 m) (蒜山三座) are dormant/extinct volcanoes located on the Okayama – Tottori prefectural border in Western Honshu.

梓川 The River Azusa

Posted in Haiku, Spring on May 21, 2008 by Nico

May 7
Kamikochi was refreshing: the River Azusa, running with thaw water; and the breeze, coming from over the river, was sweet and pleasant.

leisurely on mountain,
rapidly in river –
spring passing, anyway