2017年6月25日日曜日

My favorite tanka ...Void Flower / 空木

<Tanka / 短歌>

花群れの空木の花にうづもれてわが葬儀とし空に消えたし

my funeral --

hope to be

buried in

flower clusters of void
...fading into thin air...


※In this tanka, 'void' is 'deuztia', which is called 'Utsugi 空木' in Japanese. When 'Utsugi' is translated literally into English, it is 'Void Tree' or 'Empty Tree'. So I used 'void' as 'deutzia'.

こちらの短歌はイギリスのインターナショナルな文芸、アート誌のCQ Magazine August 2016に掲載された一首です。
This takna was featured in CQ Magazine August 2016.

©Rika Inami 稲美里佳


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燃ゆるのは
身より…命か
儚くも


散り際ぐらい
花に抱かれて


©小野康夫
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2017年6月22日木曜日

Tanka...Summer Solstice and Baiu / 夏至と梅雨入

<Tanka / 短歌>

知らぬ間に梅雨入りとなり夏至となり何処にこの身ありやとおぼゆ

before knowing
it's summer solstice 
and baiu
I wonder where I was
...until now

※"Baiu" means the rainy season.
I took this photo near Lake Sukawa.

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midsummer
longer than ever
my shadow
…falls
far behind


June 2017 ©Hifsa Ashraf

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朝露にあきらけく見ゆ紫陽花の
わぎへの隅に咲くもつつまし  

©花月
Image may contain: plant, flower, nature and outdoor
Tanka & Photography by 花月

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"Where I was until now?" --
I asked to the wind.
"Between the instants..." -- It blows.


©Henry Lion Oldie


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初夏の車窓に虹をかけながら 運ばれてゆく紫陽花の朝

©鱗雪

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summer solstice
days getting longer
I wait for you--
my shadow
gets colder


gets colder
each night
I pull my blanket
little bit closer
to your bedside


to your bedside
my barefoot
finds quiet plank
restless cricket's song
sipping through pillow



©Laughing waters
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夏季景觀:
原野美感畫如詩 , 草長鳥飛在此時;
山林野草遍地是 , 自然森林上天賜.
炎炎夏日烏吱吱 , 揮汗如雨濕背脊;
石榴香味風送至 , 荷花生日紅花枝.


©朱永光
写真
七言律詩& Photography by 朱永光

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2017年6月20日火曜日

Photo...Tuesday Bench

Tuesday Bench

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in a row…
a bunch of daisies
meditating
fills my heart
with joy

(c) Hifsa Ashraf


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Photpgraphy by Rika Inami 2017 June

2017年6月18日日曜日

Tanka...Lake Sukawa in June 水無月の須川湖

<Tanka /短歌>

水無月に辛夷の花の巡りにき水面(みなも)やさしき須川湖を見ん

in June
kobushi magnolias
blooming
the glassy surface shows
...Lake Sukawa

しろたえの辛夷咲くなか一巡す残雪の影映ゆる須川湖

amid
white kobushi magnolias--
remaining snow
 is mirrored in the lake
...my serene path


※冬季閉鎖の道が開通したので、昨日、栗駒山麓にある須川湖までドライブしてきました。気温は16℃、残雪のなか辛夷の花が満開していました。

Yesterday,  the road closed in the winter season was opened, I drove to Lake Sukawa at the foot of Mt. Kurikoma.  The temperature was 16 ℃/ 60.8 ℉.  It still had the remaining snow and kobushi magnoliar were in full blooming.

©Rika Inami 稲美里佳2017

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snow and warm wind
water returns in the lake
magnolia blooms

©Irene Riz

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kabushi magnolias
blossom
in pure white glow
snow reflects
Mt.Kuricoma

Mt,Kuricoma
the splash of white
I see on the lake
the path many travel
before me

before me
in glossy green leaves
white glow
of the kabushi magnolias
shimmer in the lake

shimmer in the lake
white tipped
kabushi magnolias
against the
snowcups of Mt. Kuricoma

©Laughing waters

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summer breeze…
unfolding
kobushi magnolia
blooms
my love
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falling down...
petals of
kobushi magnolia
flurries
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magnolia kobus
reflects
...in lake sukawa
rippling
moon

June 2017 ©Hifsa Ashraf


朱永光様、七言律詩、ありがとうございます。
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父母節:
天高地厚慈心母 , 山大水長親生父;
寸草春暉報哺乳 , 千恩萬謝言肺腑.
恩比山高媽辛苦 , 少年時候娘照顧;
沒齒難忘家和睦 , 設法回報要擔負.

©朱永光



2017年6月16日金曜日

Tanka...Transition / うつろい

<Tanka / 短歌>

道の辺の空木に藤をかさね入れ虚(うつ)ろの心あはれに満つる

layers of
deutzias and wisterias
along the path--
my empty heart is 
filled with beauty

©Rika Inami稲美里佳2017
朱永光 様, 七言律詩、ありがとうございます。
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書到用時感不足:
幼小學習萬事易 , 長大實用自己知;
玉石琢磨才成器 , 書到用時感不足.
兩耳要聞窗外事 , 一心多讀古人書;
上知天文求良師 , 下知時事看報紙.

©朱永光
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hanging down
a bundle of
wisteria blossoms...
fills my heart
with love


June 2017 ©Hifsa Ashraf

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小野康夫様、御返歌ありがとうございます。
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道端で
花に尋ねる
恋の路


明日は…散るなら
私と同じ


©小野康夫




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