A road to the snake tree: a poem

Do you know the snake tree? It used to be the bottom of the river, which is dried out in every dry season. It will be...

A frozen forest — a Haiku

A frozen forest, Only the hearts are warm of wild animals 氷の森 なお熱き野生の 心の臓

snowshoes — a Haiku

snowshoes squeaky sound follows coyotes' trace ――― 雪靴を 鳴らしてたどる コヨーテの跡

Fireplace #2 暖炉 — a Haiku

flame in stove vermilion breathe waves of heat 暖炉の火 朱色の呼吸 熱波形

Another night in Insomnia

we are fish swimming in the alcoholic sea we are the most beautiful being exaggerated in the bottom fluorescen...

My favourite photo on the wall

My favourite photo on the wall which makes me smile every time I look up at it, where we never get old anymore. ...

A night in “Insomnia”

If cannot sleep, Go to "insomnia" which is in the middle of the slope. He will ask, What do you wanna drink? I will...

A winter draft – a Haiku

A winter draft Shakes window glasses Shining snow すきま風 ゆらして鳴る戸 雪あかり

insomnia snow不眠の雪 – a Tanka Poem

silent night counting my solitude quiet and busy over the windowsill piling up insomnia snow しんしんと 更ける夜半に 目を覚...

A library

a pond of imagination the silence of paging the smell of ink.

A body in the well

I looked down in the well Where I cannot see the bottom Where you are sleeping

the Essence of Haiku poetry and my favourite Japanese Haiku poems

I love writing Haiku poetry in English, though I had never tried to write Haiku poems in Japanese before. Since I got an...

A Voice – a poem

I cannot hear your voice who is sleeping at the bottom of the water as calmly as the breaths of jasmine I'm like a ...

Writing poems may be a good approach when you start creative writing in a non-native language.

I have been writing in English, which is my second language, since the end of 2018. I first started blogging, but what I...

You can’t sing

You can't hear because you close your ears the voice is floating in the air even the music is released, already Yo...

A Looming City

I was waiting for a bus and it happened

When a poet gets transformed into a beast

This is one of my favourite fiction stories written in Japanese; ‘The Moon over the Mountain’ (Japanese title: 山月記Sanget...

Can Poets survive on Medium?

Medium changed their system for calculating writer-earnings on 28th Oct. 2019, and the new system doesn't seem to work v...
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