Posts Tagged ‘ Emiko Miyashita ’

What is Haiku? with Hana Fujimoto & Emiko Miyashita, Haiku International Association, Japan – YouTube

 

“When you write haiku you know where you are.” – Emiko Miyashita

Cherry Blossom Centennial March 24 Stamp Issue / USA Philatelic

Poet Michael Dylan Welch shared the following on his Facebook profile page:

Well, here it is — the U.S. postage stamp that was released today, March 24, featuring a waka (tanka) translation I did with Emiko Miyashita, from our 2008 artbook “100 Poets: Passions of the Imperial Court.” You can read more about the book at https://sites.google.com/site/graceguts/translations/hyakunin-isshu. The poem on the stamp (back) is as follows:

ひさかたのひかりのどけき春の日にしづ心なく花の散るら
hisakata no hikari nod…okeki harunohi ni shizugokoro naku hana no chiruran

紀友則
Ki no Tomonori (c.850–c.904)

the light filling the air
is so mild this spring day
only the cherry blossoms
keep falling in haste —
why is that so?

Translated by Emiko Miyashita and Michael Dylan Welch