Thursday, December 20, 2018

The north wind / Kita no kaze


withered pampas grasses
are mowed down and blows
the north wind

- kare susuki nagi taoshi fuku kita no kaze

枯れすすき なぎ倒し吹く 北の風

(Photo by myself
 on December 16, 2018)

Monday, December 17, 2018

The snow of Mt. Fuji / Fuji no yuki


the snow of Mt. Fuji
can be seen over the alley
in this morning

- fuji no yuki roji no mukou ni miyuru asa

富士の雪 路地の向こうに 見ゆる朝

(Photo by myself
 on December 8, 2018)

Friday, December 14, 2018

Winter camellia / Kan tsubaki


passersby -
a little greeting
winter camellia

- yuku hito yo chotto aisatsu kan tsubaki

行く人よ ちょっと挨拶 寒椿

(Photo by myself
 on December 8, 2018)


Thursday, December 13, 2018

A chilly dawn


a chilly dawn
flowers are wet
in the rain

- soko bie no akegata ame ni nureru hana

底冷えの 明け方雨に ぬれる花

(Photo by myself
 on December 12, 2018)

Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Pomelo fruit / Buntan


a pomelo fruit -
I got and put it in
the doorway

- buntan ya moratte kite oku hairi guchi

文旦や もらってきて置く 這入り口

(Photo by myself
 on December 4, 2018)

Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Winter red leaves / Fuyu momiji


in silence
I look up to the bamboo grove,
winter red leaves

- shizukesa ni aogu chiku rin fuyu momiji

しずけさに あおぐ竹林 冬もみじ

(Photo by myself
 on December 8, 2018)

Monday, December 10, 2018

Mamegaki


wrinkled and
ripe fruits of mamegaki* -
it's the grace

- shiwa yosete ureru mamegaki tenryo kana

皺寄せて 熟れる豆柿 天慮かな

(Photo by myself
 on December 8, 2018)


* Deciduous trees in the ostracod family, scientific name is Diospyros lotus. English name is Lotus plant.


Sunday, December 9, 2018

Camellia sasanqua / Sazanka


Camellia sasanqua -
as it fall, it will color up
surface of the ground

- sazanka ya chireba irodoru roji no ue

山茶花や 散れば彩る 露地の上

(Photo by myself
 on December 7, 2018)


Saturday, December 8, 2018

Camellia Sasanqua / Hime tsubaki


wet with the rain
fall and bloom again
Camellia sasanqua

- ame ni nure chiredomo sakeru hime tsubaki*

雨に濡れ 散れども咲ける 姫椿

(Photo by myself
 on December 7, 2018)

* Hime Tsubaki is another name for Camellia Sasanqua flower.

Friday, December 7, 2018

Winter beauty / Fuyu urara


winter beauty -
the light diffusely reflects
on the waterway

- fuyu urara suiro ni koumyou ran-hansya

冬うらら 水路に光明 乱反射

(Photo by myself
 on December 1, 2018)