Posts Tagged ‘ Fay Aoyagi ’

Yuumu Yamaguchi / Blue Willow Haiku World

珈琲はミルクを拒みきれず冬   山口優夢

kôhî wa miruku o kobami kirezu fuyu

coffee fails in

rejecting milk

winter

Yuumu Yamaguchi
Fay Aoyagi, trans

from “Haiku” (a monthly haiku magazine) November  2010  Issue, edited by Shinobu Suzuki, Kadokawa Gakugei Shuppan, TokyoFay’s note:  This haiku is from 50 haiku titled “Tôkan” (“Posting”) ; Winner of 56thKadokawa Haiku Award, 2010.

 

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from Fay Aoyagi’s Blue Willow Haiku World

無花果を裂けばほどなく雨の音  大木孝子

ichijiku o sakeba hodonaku ame no oto

shortly after

tearing a fig

a sound of rain

Takako Ohki
Fay Aoyagi, trans

from “Haiku Dai-Saijiki” (“Comprehensive Haiku Saijiki”), Kadokawa Shoten, Tokyo, 2006

 

distant thunder–

a space in the shelf

of horror movies

Fay Aoyagi
from
In Borrowed Shoes Blue Willow Press
San Francisco, 2006
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