2016 Seventh Haiku Meeting: July 9
Moderator: Crystal Brunelli

murderers all over--
hoping to welcome you
in peace
Masako Omaki


snail--
aiming at a knot
in the neighborfs fence
Juichi Masuda


summer vacation--
sons of the sea
from the home town
Juichi Masuda


hometown visit
toast with mild and bitters--
to schoolmates!
Ikken Ikemoto


solitude
amid the crowd--
festival music
Ikken Ikemoto


pick out hairy
downy kiwifruit
surely, sweet
Motoko Satoh


gumeh pickles dyed
with beefsteak plant
Oh! This crimson
Motoko Satoh


in the deep shade of trees
a deceased friend smiling
beyond time
Michiko Murai


rainy season skies--
on my knees, gLonely Planeth
face down
Michiko Murai


trim the garden clean
bringing refreshment
Bonsai stand out
Takeo Hanaoka


morning glory
in flowerpot
what color next?
Takeo Hanaoka


solitary hydrangea
surviving the cold rain
unnoticed by anybody
Kiyoshi Sugita


terrorists in Bangladesh
EU-separatists in Britain
this summerfs Broken-down
Kiyoshi Sugita


Arirang
good-bye song--
Rose of Sharon
Yasuhiko Shirota


white gardenia
the guest arriving late
at the wake
Yasuhiko Shirota


steam whistle roars
last SL starting
journey of no return
Hideo Ebihara


man came on board
which older he or I ?
bus running in green wind
Hideo Ebihara


hydrangea
the secret of long life
communication
Tenshi Sakai


balmy wind
Henry Moorefs
round sculpture
Tenshi Sakai


nuclear family--
small size watermelons
at a greengrocerfs
Kazuo Takayanagi


a bunch of grapes on the vine
in our family temple--
our relatives
Kazuo Takayanagi


stars overflown
sunflowers unshadowed
someone missing
Yuzu Sugita


The Milky Way in Tokyo
long hidden
July 7th candle night
Yuzu Sugita


azure-winged magpies
having for themselves
the lush green of the park
Katsuhisa Nakagawa


azure-winged magpies
mobbing a crow--proved a success
one summer day
Katsuhisa Nakagawa


intent
on hiding my heart
sunglasses
Michi Umeda


fiery sunset
my man passing away
without completing his will
Michi Umeda


Olympicsf rowing games
on Milky Way--
Tanabata Night
Yasuomi Koganei


his red sail
on the horizon--
the vast debt on the beach
Yasuomi Koganei


Zika virus in the spotlight
a mosquito larva
gwhat do I know?h
Takashi Ikari


a cool day
no gBrexith vote expected
in Japan
Takashi Ikari


stop teasing
my catfs mind off the centipede
setting it free
Sachiko Kondo


could say nothing
but listened to her life story
in the evening cool breeze
Sachiko Kondo


going to the island
by high-speed ship
in early summer
Keiko Toya


white hand, black hand
holding on to straps in the train
rainy season runs
Hiroshi Utano


I dare say:
betrayal would be a good deed
a break in the rainy season
Hiroshi Utano


pause in the rainy season
hints of stars in the skies--
refreshed
Junko Saeki


death from heat strokes
or from radioactivity?
- gWashleth comfort
Junko Saeki


Alas! Brexit@
could London survive as the World Financial Centre?
or be localized?
Masaaki Oka


a sense sublime@
as lined by an English poet and wanderer
|worshiper of Nature
Masaaki Oka


swallows once
bicycles now
sad, scared
Midori Tanaka


o, mothers who lost their children
by terror
stars in heaven
Midori Tanaka


before nightfall
day lilies smile
tomorrowfs promise
Stephen M. Block (USA)


cosmos expanding
hurling us towards extinction
out for todayfs walk
Stephen M. Block (USA)


alba estiva
allegra e luminosa
canto dfubriaco--
Antonella Filippi (Italy)


merry and bright
summer dawn
a drunkfs song--
Antonella Filippi (Italy)


luce lunare--
lfombra di una cane abbaia
alla mia ombra
Antonella Filippi (Italy)


moonlight--
a dogfs shadow barks
at my shadow
Antonella Filippi (Italy)


cani randagi--
cassetti chiusi da anni
su antichi lutti
Antonella Filippi (Italy)


stray dogs--
drawers locked for years
on ancient bereavements
Antonella Filippi (Italy)


at the homeless site
broken bottles, dreams, and lives
flowers try to bloom
Royal T. Fruehling (Hawai'i, USA)


schizoid sister
takes no more narcotics
cannot be waked up
Hanne Hansen (Denmark)


Notturne luci
che danzano nel prato
sono lucciole
Anna Mencarelli (Italy)


nighttime lights
dancing in the fields
fireflies
Anna Mencarelli (Italy)


Pioggia dfestate
sfallagano i prati
come risaie
Anna Mencarelli (Italy)


Summer rain
floods the fields
like rice paddies
Anna Mencarelli (Italy)


scudding clouds--.
pigeons strut
round the square
Leanne Mumford (Australia)


lavender ice cream
on a smooth Hokkaido day
-no regrets
Simone K. Busch (Germany)


scent of lavender
her eyes on the selfie
closed
Simone K. Busch (Germany)


Lavendelduft
ihre Augen auf dem Selfie
geschlossen
Simone K. Busch (Germany)


waves of a ship--
the sea raises bodies
of the bathers
Tomisslav Maretic (Croatia)

the boat's motor
turned off by an island--
singing of cicadas
Tomisslav Maretic (Croatia)


summer night
arriving home after dark
cold tofu with green onion
Crystal Brunelli (USA)


Next meeting:

August 13, 13:30 to 17:00 No. 3, 7th floor, Meguro Kumin Center ( Meguro citizen's center )

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 )


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