Category Archives: Japan

Daily Double Haiku: June 9, 2022– 2 Poems by David McMurray, Haiku Prof. & Scholar (Japan)

Symphony maestrowith a quick tap, tap, tapVivaldi’s first spring   by David McMurray (Japan)Frogpond, xxiv: 2, Summer, 2003       Reaching outacross the Milky Wayno answers     by David McMurray (Japan), AuthorHaiku Composed in English as a Japanese … Continue reading

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Are You Reading & Submitting Poems to the Asahi Haikuist Network?

If you’re not regularly reading and submitting poems to the insightful online journal, the Asahi Haikuist Network, you’re missing out. It features a treasure of global haikuists, twice-monthly. David McMurray has been writing the Asahi Haikuist Network column since … Continue reading

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Daily Haiku: March 22, 2022

Summer moon– light echoes across the canyon by David McMurray (Japan) World Haiku Series, 2019 .  Don’t forget to read and submit your haiku to the longtime Asahi Haikuist Network, (David McMurray, Editor)

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Daily Haiku: March 16, 2022

jewel thief in the middle of the night falling stars     by Robert Witmer (Japan) Haiku Canada, Vol. 16, No. 1, February 2022

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Haibun by Roberta Beary

Genetics by Roberta Beary Your eyes are big and round like your father’s but while his are the color of the Irish Sea yours are the color of the muddy fields on my father’s land fit only for the peasants … Continue reading

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Haibun by Roberta Beary

barfly i was just a kid in those days and he was one of the bad boys the nuns warn you about and my old man told me stay far away from that one but i couldn’t help myself and … Continue reading

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Daily Haiku: Jan. 13, 2022

snow fairy dancing again– the whistling winds by Hidenori Hiruta (Japan) AkitaHaiku, Feb. 26, 2013    

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Daily Haiku: Jan. 1, 2022

Buddha wearing a mask at zazen 釈迦如来マスク姿の座禅かな   by Hidenori Hiruta (Japan) Founder of The Akita International Haiku Network

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Daily Haiku: Sept. 10, 2020

a piercing cry Noh Theater actors become their masks by Carmen Sterba (USA) The Heron’s Nest, XX, No. 2:  June 2018 Carmen Sterba was an international student and teacher in Japan for decades. She became enamored of haiku, and read … Continue reading

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Book Announcement by Maria Papatzelou

  “Inner Connections of the Liquid Sky” is the first book published by the visual artist Maria Papatzelou. It features 43 haiku and a mythical poem, a reference to the Japanese myth Kojiki, that Mr. Masashi Nakamura translated into Ancient … Continue reading

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