the sea, 2022

”Spring ocean

Swaying gently

All day long.” 

– haiku by Yosa Buson

”The dragonfly
can’t quite land
on that blade of grass.”

– haiku by Matsuo Basho

”The cool breeze

Twisted and crooked,

Then came here.”

– haiku by Kobayashi Issa

”The summer mountains.

At my every steps,

I could sea more.”

– haiku by Kobayashi Issa

“The butterfly touches

and go around the base stone

And the glass give off the smell.”

– haiku by Kawahigashi Hegigoto

”The summer moon.

There are a lot of paper lanterns

On the street.”

–  haiku by Masaoka Shiki

”The summer butterfly

Has a sharp look

And run to here.”

–  haiku by Takahama Kyoshi

”The clear day in the rainy season.

The madder red of the twilight appeared

And vanished instantly.”

– haiku by Takahama Kyoshi

”The short summer night.

The dream and real

Are same things.”

– haiku by Takahama Kyoshi


Floating in the breeze,

A single butterfly.”

– haiku by Masaoka Shiki

”The afternoon shower.

Catch the grass or leaf

The villege spallow.”

– haiku by Yosa Buson

”The cool breeze.

With all his strength

The cricket.”

– haiku by Kobayashi Issa

”The ground with cogon grass.

In the alley,

The golden lace.”

– haiku by Kawahigashi Hekigoto