Tanka

Tanka

Hurry up to see her before my mum’s gone: Michinoku no Hahano inochi…

みちのくの 母のいのちをひと目見ん ひと目見んとぞ ただにいそげるMichinoku no Haha no inochi wo Hitome-min Hitome-min tozo Tadani isogeru To the Toh...
Tanka

A romantic Tanka by the 75th Japanese Emperor: Se wo hayami Iwani sekaruru…

瀬を早み 岩にせかるる 滝川の われても末に 逢はむとぞ思ふSe wo hayami Iwa ni sekaruru Takigawa no Waretemo sueni Awamutozo omou swift on the ro...
Haiku

A Gecko

a gecko’s laughingechos in moonlightglitters wander The English word “gecko” is always linked to the moonlig...
Feb 3, 2022
Tanka

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...
Haiku

Haiku & Tanka Practice: My First English Book self-published

I have self-published some books in Japanese before, but this is the first time to publish a book in English. I am so ha...
Aug 7, 2021
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