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World Haiku Series 2019 (118) Haiku by Marta Chocilowska

#Haiku Happenings #4: Hiruta of Akita Haiku presents haiku by Marta Chocilowska!

Akita International Haiku Network

World Haiku Series 2019 (118)

Haiku by Marta Chocilowska

night drive . . .
silvered arms of trees
and Chopin’s nocturne

夜のドライブ…

木々の銀色の大枝

そしてショパンの夜想曲

musing . . .
a cry from the riverside
tears the fog

黙想…

川辺からの叫び

霧を引き裂く

chirps everywhere
a street musician lays aside
his violin

いたるところで囀り

ストリートミュージシャンが脇に置く

バイオリンを

rainy season
in the bride’s bouquet
a seed sprouts

梅雨

花嫁のブーケに

種が芽をふく

gnarled fingers
on yellowed keys
autumn twilight

節くれだった指

黄ばんだ鍵

秋の夕暮れ

hometown
a glass skyscraper mirrors
the old sakura

故郷

ガラスの超高層ビルが映し出す

古木のさくらを

migratory birds
key to the summer cottage
under the doormat

渡り鳥

夏の別荘の鍵

玄関マットの下

ice-locked lake
countless footprints
to nowhere

氷に閉ざされた湖

無数の足跡

どこかに行くわけではない

swift nightfall
moving to the roost sites
urban birds

たちまちに日暮れ

ねぐらのサイトに移動する

都会の鳥

cutting reeds
piece by piece
the backwater turns blue

葦を切る

少しずつ

よどみが青くなる

— Translated by Hidenori Hiruta

Ms. Marta Chocilowska kindly and delightedly presented six of her haiga for the World Haiku…

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