2016年10月27日木曜日

Photography....Okuoyasu 2 / 奥小安 2




Okuoyasu in Yuzawa City, Akita Pref., Japan

秋田県湯沢市の奥小安

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2016年10月26日水曜日

Haiku...the Mogami River/ 最上川


<Haiku / 俳句>


1


霧雲に水尾(みお)のながるる最上川

stratus --

a trail of waterway flows

 Mogami River



2


山ひかへ水尾なす船は芭蕉丸


mountains over there

a ship trailing water

is Bashomaru


3


瀬に迫り水尾しづまりて雲退き方


close to shore

a water trail calms down

stratus far away




     The Mogami River is in Yamagata Prefecture.   I dropped at the river station of the Mogami River 
on the way to Dewa Sanzan to take a rest. 

     On that morning, when I started driving to Dewa Sanzan, it was cloudy and cold though the weather forecast said that it would be sunny and hot, the highest temperature 25℃/77℉
I had doubted the weather forcast  since I started.
     However, just leaving the river station, clouds(stratus) cleared off and it got sunny and warmer.
I was surprised at the weather change.   I expressed my feeling in the above three haikus.

     About the Mogami River, the greatest haiku master Matsuo Basho visited there.   He composed the following haiku:




五月雨をあつめて早し最上川
samidare o atsumete hayashi Mogami-gawa





gathering the rains
of the wet season — swift
the Mogami River


     Translation from   https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mogami_River  .  
     The ship's name <Bashomaru> would be named after Matsuo Basho, with adding  "maru" to "Basho".


 最上川は山形県を流れる川です。
 私は出羽三山に行く途中、その川の駅に休憩で立ち寄りました。出羽三山へと出発した日の朝は、天気予報では晴れで最高気温25℃になるとのことでしたが、生憎、霧雲がかった曇りで寒く、私は天気予報を疑っていました。ところが、休憩を終えて、川の駅を出た途端、まるで嘘のように雲が退けて快晴になり温かくなってきました。
 その天気予報の変化への驚きを俳句に託しました。
 尚、最上川は松尾芭蕉が東北への旅の途中に寄り


 五月雨をあつめて早し最上川


と句作した処です。船の名前「芭蕉丸」は芭蕉に因んで付けられたのでしょう。



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Thank you for the answer haikus, Ms. Laughing waters.


Mogami River

rocking gentle

Bashomaru


summer storm

washing the mountains

Mogami River 

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2016年10月25日火曜日

2016年10月24日月曜日

Tanka...Apple Home


<Tanka/ 短歌>


ふみ入りし林檎の園に埋没し真紅きその一つになりたし


I step into

an apple orchard

melting into apples

......to be that one

bright red one




I took this photography by Mato Park in Masuda, Yokote City, Akita Prefecture, Japan, where was a location for a movie 'Soyo Kaze/ Breeze' in Oct. 10th. 1945 in Japan, which was the first movie checked and allowed by GHQ after World War Ⅱ.
In that movie, a singer and actress Michiko Namiki song a sing 'Apple's Song', which became a huge hit and very popular in Japan.

写真は秋田県横手市増田の真人公園のそばの林檎園で撮りました。
増田町は戦後初めてGHQの検閲を通った映画「そよかぜ」のロケ地です。
その映画の挿入歌で並木路子さんが<リンゴの唄>を歌いました。


http://common3.pref.akita.lg.jp/genkimura/village/detail.html?cid=34&vid=1&id=1843

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Thank you for the answer lines, Ms. Laughing waters.


apple orchard

filtering

the autumn sun

soon be golden

leaves


autumn harvest

summer fruits

for the winter

to love

simple life


sundown glowing

flames reaching for 

the apple fruits

my hand

meets the beauty


angel child

asleep 

in peace 

with the nature

apple tree


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2016年10月23日日曜日

Haiku...HARAKO


<Haiku/俳句>

初霜や原狐の色も冴えにけり

first frost --

HARAKO's leaves 

more shining




HARAKO is the name of one of my walking courses and the title of my Tanka Poetry Anthology.
If I translate literally, it is "Field of Fox".
As you know, Fox is one of Japanese Gods.
I often compose Tanka while walking 
Of course, Haiku and the photo were done while walking


散歩コースの原狐の紅葉の写真と今朝の一句です。初霜が降り鮮やかになってきました。

My Book 


My Book in Japan


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2016年10月21日金曜日

2016年10月13日木曜日

Haiku...Silver Grasses


<Haiku/ 俳句>


しなやかに薄はのびて風をまつ

graceful

silver grasses have grown up 

wait for winds



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Thank you for the answer lines, Mis. Laughing waters


heavy moonlight

folding drying grass

over the quail's nest


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I took this while walking Oct. 13th. 2016
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2016年10月8日土曜日

Photos in Morioka







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Tanka... Flower of Karma




<Tanka/ 短歌   Flower of Karma/ 業の花>

For Kenji Miyazawa  宮沢賢治に

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暗く咲くとふ業の花みたされぬ血の印章の我が雲なるか


the dark flower

of  Karma blooming ……

is it my cloud

as a seal of the blood

still unsatisfied



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   Yesterday, I visited Kogensha in Morioka City, Iwate Prefecture, Japan.   
        Kogensha was deeply related with Kenji Miyazawa (1896-1933), who was one of the greatest poets and juvenile literature writers in Japan and no Japanese doesn’t know his name except babies unable to read and write.  His world in his works is filled with fantasy.  Some of his works were made into anime movies such as ‘Night on the Galactic Railroad’ introduced around the world.
           He did self-publishing at Kogensha in 1924.   Those days, he was unknown.  Only few people knew his name.   He became known after his death.

    Now, Kogensha shows Kenji’s autograph works and sells the local crafted products with a café providing delicious coffee.
  In the garden, some works of his were written on the white walls.   While reading them, I was impressed so deeply that I thought it was worth visiting.

     I composed Tanka after reading Kenji’s work, “Petals of Karma Flower”.



 昨日、宮沢賢治と縁が深い岩手県盛岡市の光原社を訪ねてきました。光原社は賢治が生前に自費出版した出版社で、今は賢治ゆかりの原稿が展示されていたり、岩手県の工芸特産物が売られています。また、美味しいコーヒーを淹れてくれる素敵な喫茶店もあります。

 外の庭には賢治のいくつかの詩が白い壁に書かれ、読んでいるうちにこの光原社を訪れただけでも、遠路はるばる隣県の秋田県からはるばる盛岡に来た甲斐があったとつくづく思いました。

 賢治作「業の花びら」を詠み、私もその「業の花」を題に1首詠いました。


 宮沢賢治について


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Thank you for the answer lines, Ms. Laughing waters.


muddy ponds

bursting with

popping lotus

along the water edge

Karma blooms whistles





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