miercuri, 26 iulie 2017

The 155th. WHA Haiga Contest (07/2017)

Judge and comments 
by Kuniharu Shimizu 


CEZAR CIOBÎCĂ




duminică, 23 iulie 2017

ASAHI HAIKUIST NETWORK/




byDavid McMurray

July 21, 2017 at 07:00 JST



Cruise . ..
melting in the clouds
skyscrapers
Ana Drobot 
/Bucharest, Romania/

http://www.asahi.com/ajw/special/haiku/














sâmbătă, 22 iulie 2017

9th Yamadera Basho Memorial Museum English Haiku Contest

9th Yamadera Basho Memorial Museum English Haiku Contest

A.Prizes

Division 2: Junior High School Students
Grand Prize

Cristina Apetrei    Botoșani, Romania   
(“Elena Rareș” School, 8th grade)

(English haiku):      
summer’s end          
a skipping stone stirring up    
memories with dad        

日本語訳 (Japanese translation):
水切り石
父と遊んだ
夏過ぎぬ


Division 3: High School Students
Distinguished Work Prize

Nadin Ghileschi Botoșani, Romania
(“Mihai Eminescu” Lyceum, 9th grade)

受賞作品 (English haiku):

silent night
a fox’s footprints in snow
lead to Milky Way


日本語訳 (Japanese translation):

雪のしじま
キツネの足跡
銀河まで




Division 4: Non‐Japanese


Distinguished Work Prize
Cezar‐Florin Ciobîcă (Romania)

受賞作品 (English haiku):    

ladybird emerging        
from inside a snail shell      
ceasefire agreement        
(飯島 武久 訳)

日本語訳 (Japanese translation):

てんとう虫
蝸牛の殻出て
休戦協定


B. Contest Selected Haiku Submissions Collection


Division 4: Non‐Japanese 第4部: 外国

aging in silence –
keeps him company
only a bonsai

scent of lime –
the little girl is scanning
a book with stories

Maria Tirenescu (Romania)

Weather forecast –
the next years will pass
like a summer rain

Mother’s eyes –
two well buckets dropping
from time to time

Emil Marin (Romania)

a dandelion –
so stunning little poem
the trembling of hand

the rose of sharon –
a thousand pieces flowing
among my mistakes

Andreea Maftei (Romania)
old pond –
disturbing the peace
a speck of dust

Ana Drobot (Romania)

faraway summer –
in the linden’s flowers
traditional tea

their ancestral costume –
grandma’s expertise
all the garden

Silvestru Miclaus (Romania)

spring days –
the pigeon pair fades
leaf by leaf

commercial road –
the crow rolls
a nut

Capotă  Daniela Lăcrămioara (Romania)


temple –
a straw sandal turns
into bird nest

lunch break –
a sparrow alights
on the scythe

Lavana Kray (Romania)


hungry pigeons –
scattered
magnolia’s petals

railway station –
the only baggage
a few freesias

Carmen Mariana Nanu (Romania)

storm clouds –
hanging out of the moon
a rainbow


hunting for kites
on the ridge of the wave –
a gull

Florin Golban (Romania)

old pond –
after the frog leap just
the stork bill clapping

winter twilight
looking for a shorter way
to the self

Iulian Ciupitu (Romania)

little black dress –
the moon full of
ylang‐ylang

rising sun –
japanese sky
a garden of roses

Steliana Cristina Voicu (Romania)

More strong
than wine itself
your ungave kiss

This pitcher of clay…
tomorrow and I will have
long returned to dust

Adina Enachescu (Romania)

In the crown
of a cherry tree in bloom
two sparrow has a chat

Weather in change –
the hat of a dandelion
carried by the wind

Vasile Moldovan (Romania)

milky way –
free to choose
my own dream

departing geese –
all I’m left with
is silence

Eduard Tara (Romania)

Christmas without snow…
Santa Claus usually comes
with the sledge

Even
on the secular crosses
the first snowfall

Constantin Stroe (Romania)

refugee camp
a pregnant woman weaving
a dream catcher

ladybird emerging
from inside a snail shell
ceasefire agreement

Cezar‐Florin Ciobîcă  (Romania)

Division 3: High School Students 第3部: 高校

silent night
a fox’s footprints in snow
lead to Milky Way

new therapy
the soothing song
of a blackbird

Nadin Ghileschi (9th grade)
(“Mihai Eminescu” Lyceum, Romania)



drought
birds’ shadows cooling off
the cracked earth

gloomy day
the princess in the story
changes her mind

Cristina Ailoaei (12th grade)
(“Mihai Eminescu” Lyceum, Romania)


**
Division 2: Junior High School Students 第2部: 中学

old carousel
around the pony’s neck
bindweed

granny’s garden
every flower bed
with its story

Gabi Apalaghiei (8th grade)
“Elena Rareș” School, Romania

rainy day
on the hero’s gravestone
a withered rose

Sabina Ciobanu (8th grade)
“Elena Rareș” School, Romania

summer’s end
a skipping stone stirring up
memories with dad

Cristina Apetrei (8th grade)
“Elena Rareș” School, Romania

stork nest
chicks pecking
first stars

Ioana Brînzei (7th grade)
“Elena Rareș” School, Romania

cherry blossoms
our silence
fades to pink

Delia Iftime (7th grade)
“Elena Rareș” School, Romania

partial eclipse
ravens settling on
a sunflower field

Giorgiana Cucu (7th grade)
“Elena Rareș” School, Romania











miercuri, 19 iulie 2017

the HAIKU FOUNDATION BLOG

Haiku in the Workplace: 

Elevator Awkwardness

 BY 


elevator ride
my boss’s wife ask me
to push the button
     — Cezar Ciobika


my eyes in yours —
nowhere else to go
but downstairs
     — Ana Drobot

marți, 18 iulie 2017

Mainichi---haiku in English





tea with cardamom--
    indian sky filling
    lantern after lantern
    --
    Steliana Cristina Voicu (Ploiesti, Romania)
    Selected by Isamu Hashimoto

    luni, 17 iulie 2017

    joi, 13 iulie 2017

    HAIKU FOUNDATION BLOG

    Haiku in the Workplace: Getting Fired
    by Jim Kacian

    dismissed
    I load again
    my staple gun

         — Cezar Ciobika

    https://www.thehaikufoundation.org/2017/07/12/haiku-in-the-workplace-getting-fired/


    marți, 11 iulie 2017

    HAIKU MASTER

    July 2017, week #2

    SUBMISSION CATEGORY 1-
    haiku this photo






    shadows...
    all that is left
    of the party

    Ana Drobot / Romania



    old buddies 
    white beats black
    in five moves
    Capotă Daniela Lăcrămioara / Romania


    SUBMISSION CATEGORY 2-
    ORIGINAL PHOTO HAIKU






    duminică, 9 iulie 2017

    joi, 6 iulie 2017

    Haiku Foundation blog

    Haiku in the Workplace:

    The Broken Air Conditioner

    by Jim Kacian



    searing heat
    folding a fan from
    the test paper

    Cezar Ciobika

    https://www.thehaikufoundation.org/2017/07/05/haiku-in-the-workplace-the-broken-air-conditioner/

    luni, 3 iulie 2017

    6-th Setouch Matsuyama Photo Haiku Contest


    dawn at St. John's Church -
    a child touching the answer
    to his first prayer

    Biserica Sfantul Ioan în zori -
    un copil atingând răspunsul
    primei lui rugăciuni

    Cristina Oprea Young



    sâmbătă, 1 iulie 2017

    ASAHI HAIKUIST NETWORK

    by David McMurray

    June 30, 2017 at 08:00 JST

    *
    Strawberry Moon--
    aroma of jam filling
    mother’s kitchen
    (Steliana Voicu)
    *
    summer begins--
    I draw a large
    smile on the sun
    (Ana Drobot)

    miercuri, 28 iunie 2017

    Results of the EUROPEAN QUARTERLY KUKAI #18 - Summer 2017 edition (topic: landscape)


    graveyard on the hill –
    same view
    for everyone

    #050 Daniela Lăcrămioara Capotă, Galati, Romania

    (5-4-5) = 28 pts
    thunder
    a china doll
    closes its eyes

    #197 Cristina Apetrei, Botoşani, Romania
    (4-3-2) = 20 pts

    tree house  -
    a colony of snails
    lit by the laptop

    #080 Lavana Kray, Iasi, Romania
    (3-2-2) = 15 pts

    landscape...
    the colour
    of his eyes

    #053 Ana Drobot, Bucharest, Romania
    (1-4-3) = 14 pts

    just a little bit
    of the ancestors’ dreams ...
    lavender field

    196 Cezar- Florin Ciobîcă, Botoşani, Romania
    (1-4-1) = 12 pts

    wild poppies
    in the wheat field -
    drops of sun

    #136 Florin Golban, Bucharest, Romania
    (2-2-1) = 11 pts

    ate summer storm -
    just the arc of a rainbow
    keeps the sky above

    #077 Dan Iulian, Bucharest, Romania
    (1-1-2) = 7 pts

    return seascape-
    within the swirled waters
    the serene sky

    #143 Adina Enachescu, Râmnicu-Vâlcea, Romania
    (2-0-0) = 6 pts

    in  the open
    the painter's brush stops
    for a moment

    #138 Vasile Moldovan, Bucharest, Romania
    (1-1-0) = 5 pts

    end of solstice –
    among hayrolls
    resting sun

    #075 Steliana Cristina Voicu, Ploiesti, Romania
    (1-0-1) = 4 pts

    easel in the park -
    snail under brush
    stiff being

    #065 Miclăuş Silvestru, Roma, Italy / Romania
    (0-1-0) = 2 pts

    the nightingale's song  -
    garden dwarves  raised the eyelid
    I 'm stunned....

    #018 Mariana Tanase, Braila, Romania

    graveyard landscape -
    painted by wild chicory
    with blue from the sky

    #061 Nicu Stopel, Bucharest, Romania



    Tageshaiku


    Day To Day Haiku 

    Samstag, 24. Juni 2017


    am Fluss entlang
    mein Schatten 
    bleibt mir treu



    (along the river / my shadow / remains true to me)

    Cezar-Florin Ciobîcă

    https://tageshaiku.blogspot.ro/

    haiku foundation blog


    Haiku in the workplace -
    a job well done

    
    
     BY 
    after
    letting my wife know 
    she’s the boss
         — Cezar Ciobika
    
    
    https://www.thehaikufoundation.org/category/archives/haiku-in-the-workplace/

    marți, 27 iunie 2017

    A The 154th. WHA Haiga Contest (06/2017)























    http://www.worldhaiku.net/wha_haiga/154/haiga154.html

    HAIKU MASTERS

    Week4 - JUNE 2017


    runners -up



    A love that is already long gone. The author’s use of the words 
    ‘secret’ and ‘deep water’ further enforce that this is a relationship 
    beyond repair, creating an emotional work that leaves a mark 
    on the audience. Kazuko Nishimura

    miercuri, 21 iunie 2017

    The Haiku Foundation Blog

    Haiku in the Workplace

    Working Late

     BY 

    ***

    working late
    my boss keeps me
    in the dark
         — Cezar Ciobika
    
    
    https://www.thehaikufoundation.org/2017/06/21/haiku-in-the-workplace-working-late/
    
    
    
    

    luni, 19 iunie 2017

    Din Haikuniverse





    haiku by Vasile Moldovan


    a dew droplet-
    it rises in the sky
    in no moment
       traducerea autorului:

     Un strop de rouă- 
     el se înalță la cer
     într-o clipită

     http://us11.campaign-archive1.com/?u=f6a48822cf56bbc2676ce7eea&id=8ee700a839

    duminică, 18 iunie 2017

    REZULTATI 19. HAIKU NATEČAJA KUD APOKALIPSA

    Pohvaljen haiku

    Dan Iulian, Romunija

    I don't need nothing
    today visited me
    the first swallow

    Nič ne rabim
    danes obiskala me
    prva lastovka

    Adina Enachescu, Romunija

    My native village –
    over the centuries forest
    the new moon itself

    Rojstna vas –
    nad stoletnim gozdom
    mlada luna

    ASAHI HAIKUIST NETWORK/


    by David McMurray

    June 16, 2017 at 09:00 JST





    deflated ball--in the schoolyard the sound of rain

    --Capota Daniela Lacramioara 
    (Galati, Romania)


    sâmbătă, 17 iunie 2017

    Mainichi, 17 iunie 2017

    customs:
    a few steps ahead
    a pigeon

    Ana Drobot

    Selectat de Isamu Hashimoto

    https://mainichi.jp/english/articles/20170524/p2g/00m/0fe/102000c

    Haiku: June 17, 2017

    customs:
    a few steps ahead
    a pigeon
    --
    Ana Drobot (Bucharest, Romania)
    Selected by Isamu Hashimoto

    Haiku: June 17, 2017

    customs:
    a few steps ahead
    a pigeon
    --
    Ana Drobot (Bucharest, Romania)
    Selected by Isamu Hashimoto

    Haiku: June 17, 2017

    customs:
    a few steps ahead
    a pigeon
    --
    Ana Drobot (Bucharest, Romania)
    Selected by Isamu Hashimoto

    vineri, 9 iunie 2017

    The 20th edition of the Indian Kukai



    75 participants took part in 20th Indian Kukai, and they came
    from  24 different countries. 
    The theme of this edition was BLUE.


    RUNNER UP

    blue sky - some things are never on the map

    -Ana Drobot
    Bucharest, Romania
    (6,4,3)=23 points


    FOURTH PLACE


    blue lake - an empty boat links two moons

    -Cristina Apetrei
    Botosani,Romania(2,4,2)= 16 points

    ***

    exhausted mother -
    all the blue baby clothes of no use

    -Miruna Covor
    Bucharest, Romania
    (0,2,1)= 7 points

    ***

    almost sunset bluebird singing on a land mine

    -Cezar Florescu
     Botosani Romania
    (2,0,1)= 5 points

    ***

    gloomy sky though in a distance a blue dove

    -Vasile Moldovan, Romania
    (1,0,1)= 4 points

    ***
    walking on the clouds - my child explores the sky of each rain puddle

    -Dan Iulian, 
     Bucharest-Romania
    (1,0,1)=4 points

    ***

    Blue Whale Game -
    challenger of North korean apocalypse
    -Nicu Stopel,
    Bucharest, Romania
    (0,1,0)=2 points

    ***

    Pitiless time- the statues on the golden sands listen to the sea

    -Adina Enachescu
     Romania

    ***

    (0,1,0)=2 points
    deep blue - between sky & sea summer trip

    -Mihail Buraga,
    Bucharest,Romania
    (1,0,0)=1 point