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pizzicato of the rain new fiddleheads unfolding –Keith Evetts (Thames Ditton, England) * * * baby sister bites green sour plums not even puckering –Christina Chin (Kuching, Borneo) Refreshed red: begonias sparkle in the rain –Satoru Kanematsu (Nagoya) Minefield rain of plum petals over the ruins –Tsanka Shishkova (Sofia, Bulgaria) blowing dreams under the lonely street lamp rain falls –Isabella Kramer (Nienhagen, Germany) the used umbrella waiting for the sky to (d)rain –T.D. Ginting (Murakami, Chiba) sometimes a crow grumbles monochrome rain –Alan Summers (Wiltshire, England) at least tsuyu brings something to talk about –John S. Gilbertson (Greenville, South Carolina) chill wind endless rain… if it weren’t for daffodils –Lysa Collins (White Rock, British Columbia) Spring cleaning one by one my windows disappear –Lee Nash (Poitou-Charentes, France) —————————— FROM THE NOTEBOOK —————————— Reviving green topiary… dinosaurs –Satoru Kanematsu (Nagoya) The haikuist watched horticulturalists clip wet foliage and lush shrubs to recreate a fanciful swampland resembling prehistoric times when Tyrannosaurs and other carnivorous raptors roamed Japan. Ram Chandran lives along the green banks of the Vaigai river in Madurai, one of the oldest cities in India. rainforest it rains green Ken Sawitri roamed the rainforests of Blora, Indonesia, to find cocoons wrapped in withered teak tree leaves. Cooked fresh, the haikuist said Javanese “ungker” makes for “a delicious meal—served along with boiled rice—to celebrate the coming of the rainy season.” starting to fold the story into the glowing skin a teak cocoon Christina Chin munched on a sour-tasting fresh fruit salad. a shaken branch the thuds of green mangos on the grass Françoise Maurice uncovered a nest in Draguignan, France. Anne-Marie McHarg discovered a free-range farm in London. first irises under the feathers of the stork two eggs Hidden among branches Clutch of eggs Chicks squawking Dana Clark-Millar cooked breakfast in Bend, Oregon. one clank of the gate the spring chickens run to watch their eggs being poached There was too much crunch in Roberta Beach Jacobson’s lunch in Indianola, Iowa. Masumi Orihara described an unforgettable dish of whisked eggs from an organic farm in Atsugi, Kanagawa Prefecture. Sunday brunch egg shell in the omelette fluffy omelette inn’s signature recipe organic yellow No threat of rain in Misawa, Aomori Prefecture; Patrick Sweeney shouted “play ball!” all of human history when the umpire whisks home plate Goran Gatalica recalled growing up in the small town of Daruvar, Croatia. Childhood… my dad’s hunting clothes in the spring rain Slobodan Pupovac celebrated life in Zagreb, Croatia. Evetts celebrated his own birthday today by marveling at the audacity of Ukraine’s youth in clamoring for Russian soldiers to return home. Yutaka Kitajima transliterated a Ukrainian protest from a spunky elderly woman. dancing in the rain the father rejoices in the birth of a son spring rain tap-dancing on a tank Return home! sunflower seeds in your pockets Evetts wrote this proverbial truth to express his sentiments before blowing out the candles on his cake. plum rain how memories mellow with the years Angela Giordano needed some time before returning to Avigliano, Italy. on the horizon the storm a tear in darkness the oars in the boat Madhuri Pillai uncurled tea leaves during the rainy season in Melbourne, Australia. tsuyu… sipping tamaryokucha a poem unravels John S. Gilbertson thought he had paid too much for a fancy umbrella at a shop on West 57th in New York City. expensive kasa yet the last laugh is mine Kyoto during tsuyu Pippa Phillips shared this line of regret: greening penny my misspent youth. Sherry Reniker offered a few scented coins in Kent, Washington. Shishkova’s coins were washed with tears. Susan Bonk Plumridge strummed an accompaniment in London, Ontario. through the car window the homeless man hands one white rose light rain under the blossoming cherry hobo with guitar sparrow an early morning song joins the guitar Gatalica grieved for an unknown soldier in Zagreb. Kanematsu was stirred by a sudden spring wind that rotated toy weathervanes standing at a cemetery for young loved ones. a mass grave hunting for his bones the rest of my life Kids’ gravestones– soothing pinwheels turn now and then Angelo B. Ancheta sowed in Rizal, Philippines, when a new president was elected. Luciana Moretto repotted houseplants in Treviso, Italy. scattered seeds all over the backyard… end of war storm brewing my gorgeous peace lily viable seed This May 26, Lee Nash might offer prayers in Poitou-Charentes, France, to celebrate Jesus Christ’s ascension to heaven. Ascension the unsent letters in my head Neo wrote a haiku to explain how hard he is working hard as a newly hired computer software programmer in a high-rise office building in Shenyang, China. all through the night the city is full of light this is our life Searching for a peaceful place, a tropical butterfly came in from the wilderness to rest for a while with Roberta Beach Jacobson. Gordana Vlasic felt a little uneasy with her roommate in Oroslavje, Croatia. sharing terrace greenery with a morpho gust of wind… the spider in my room looking for a place Mirela Brailean turned to see someone watching her. hunted hunter feeling of being watched from behind wolves’ eyes Philmore Place may have seen sunrays descend on his hometown in Minsk, Belarus. Natalia Kuznetsova likely felt caged in Moscow, Russia. Dejan Ivanovic ascended an outdoor spiral staircase in Lazarevac, Serbia. Lakshmi Iyer admired a show of reptilian tenacity in Kerala, India. path in the mountains in a weave of shadows I see tigers another lockdown– through my barred window winter moonshine green ivy crawling heavenward circular stairway how often the chameleon rolls off the green spring canopy —————————————————————————— The next issues of the Asahi Haikuist Network appear on June 3 and 17. You are invited to send a haiku about a postage stamp or your favorite courier on a postcard to David McMurray at the International University of Kagoshima, Sakanoue 8-34-1, Kagoshima, 891-0197, Japan, or e-mail to (mcmurray@fka.att.ne.jp). David McMurray has been writing the Asahi Haikuist Network column since April 1995, first for the Asahi Evening News. He is on the editorial board of the Red Moon Anthology of English-Language Haiku, columnist for the Haiku International Association, and is editor of Teaching Assistance, a column in The Language Teacher of the Japan Association for Language Teaching (JALT). McMurray is professor of intercultural studies at The International University of Kagoshima where he lectures on international haiku. At the Graduate School he supervises students who research haiku. He is a correspondent school teacher of Haiku in English for the Asahi Culture Center in Tokyo. McMurray judges haiku contests organized by The International University of Kagoshima, Ito En Oi Ocha, Asahi Culture Center, Matsuyama City, Polish Haiku Association, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Seinan Jo Gakuin University, and Only One Tree. McMurray’s award-winning books include: “Teaching and Learning Haiku in English” (2022); “Only One Tree Haiku, Music & Metaphor” (2015); “Canada Project Collected Essays & Poems” Vols. 1-8 (2013); and “Haiku in English as a Japanese Language” (2003).
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