2016 Eighth Haiku Meeting: August 13
Moderator: Crystal Brunelli

thunder night
his gentle eyes
in the photo frame
Masako Omaki


phalaenopsis
a new shoot
hope for tomorrow
Masako Omaki


bamcbamcbam fire blanks
frighten monkeys away
summer ending
Sachiko Kondo


put on lightly
handmade linen clothes
wind rustling through
Sachiko Kondo


if she drops
a goldfish
into his snoring mouth
Midori Tanaka


playing Satie
haiku-poetic music
--languid dusk
Midori Tanaka


screams of children
heard no more
--summer vacation
Hideo Ebihara


under cherry leaves
sunlight flickering capriciously
on the stream
Hideo Ebihara


mindful of his feeling
I only hope for Emperor Akihito
to abdicate properly
Masaaki Oka


Rio enchanting
Japanese Olympians-gymnastics, swimming...
for Tokyo 2020
Masaaki Oka


my friend passed away
leaving a watercolor in his letter
--hydrangea
Kiyoshi Sugita


even more heatstroke happening
after gthe first day of fallh
by the lunar calendar
Kiyoshi Sugita


newborn cicadas
shaky and afraid
of first song
Takeo Hanaoka


cheers from Brazil
Gold and Bronze
exciting games go on
Takeo Hanaoka


all at once smartphones
snap! tick! clack!, lotus
unfurling a presence
Michiko Murai


night falls
a white gardenia pops up
with the wafting fragrance
Michiko Murai


sparkle and brilliance
in the summer sky
heralding what is to come
Ikken Ikemoto


scorching day
am I
at Terrible Twos again?
Ikken Ikemoto


cool summer--
green curtain of morning glories
brand new picture
Kazuo Takayanagi


a thunderbolt!
rushing into a mosquito net
face to face
Kazuo Takayanagi


release of ePokémon Gof,
causing numerous accidents
another heat of summer
Takashi Ikari


fountain
with a very tedious manner--
more than me
Takashi Ikari


still hot this autumn
and the Tama River
murky
Michi Umeda


stumbling
even on a flat path--
white rose of Sharon
Michi Umeda


summer clouds
gathering in the distant sky
illusion of Mt. Fuji
Katsuhisa Nakagawa


clouds contrasting
shades of blue in the sky
the rainy season just over
Katsuhisa Nakagawa


summer sky--
the lawn and weeds
growing and growing
Keiko Toya


glimpse of a white heron
not a salmon pink crested ibis--
Sado Island
Keiko Toya


lichen and moss
are generally
lonely epidemiology
Hiroshi Utano


a heavy downpour
splashing on me in a shrine
in summer
Hiroshi Utano


after Rio public viewing
a girl
jumping across a puddle
Yasuomi Koganei


thunderstorm passed--
Pokemon-GOs filling
Boutique Street
Yasuomi Koganei


Susuki still green@
evening walk
dusk coming earlier
Mineko Takahashi


mirror sunglasses
invisible eyes of a writer
back from heatstroke
Mineko Takahashi


clover--
not going to seek for
four-leaf anymore
Juichi Masuda


jellyfishes--
what music are you dancing to?
Samba, right?
Juichi Masuda


hurried summerfs growth
sugar stored for winterfs freeze
path impassible
Stephen M. Block (USA)


snack left out for cat
stolen by a pigeon
pigeon now cat snack!
Royal T. Fruehling (Hawai'i, USA)


face au fleuve
cette Métisse solitaire
jfen suis solidaire
Janick Belleau (Canada)


facing the river
this solitary Métis woman
I stand by her
Janick Belleau (Canada)


Perseidsc
our memories by the wine
on the table
Tomislav Maretic (Croatia)


a long-lasting flight--
I shake out the leftover
droplet of wine
Tomislav Maretic (Croatia)


Afa dfestate
appiccica la sedia
al mio sedere
Anna Mencarelli (Italy)


summer sultriness
sticks the chair
to my bottom
Anna Mencarelli (Italy)


Il temporale
si beve la calura
di unfestate
Anna Mencarelli (Italy)


the storm
drinks summer
heat
Anna Mencarelli (Italy)


one cicada
trying to enter the inner bath
at a hot spring
Crystal Brunelli (USA)


Next meeting:

September 10, 13:30 to 17:00 No. 1, 7th floor, Meguro Kumin Center ( Meguro citizen's center )

October 8, 13:30 to 17:00 No.1, 7th floor, Meguro Kumin Center ( Meguro citizenfs center )

November 12, 13:30 to 17:00 N0. 3, 7th floor, Meguro Kumin Center ( Meguro citizen's center )


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