Monday, June 17, 2019

A flower of Zucchini


a field of rainy season -
it only blooms in the morning
Zucchini

- Tsuyu no hata asa dake no hana Zucchini

梅雨の畑 朝だけの花 ズッキーニ

(Photo by myself
 on June 15, 2019)


Tuesday, June 11, 2019

Hypericum Chinese / Bijo-Yanagi


Hypericum chinese -
a small universe of
the shining stamens

- Bijo-yanagi kagayaku  sibe no shou-uchuu

美女柳 輝く蕊の 小宇宙

(Photo by myself
 on June 9, 2019)

Saturday, June 8, 2019

Entering the rainy season / Tsuyu no iri


bellflower -
it's another meeting today
entering the rainy season

- Kane no hana kyou mo kaigi da tsuyu no iri

鐘の花 今日も会議だ 梅雨の入り

(Photo by myself
 on May 29, 2019)

Thursday, June 6, 2019

Datura Flower / hana datura


a Datura flower -
to overwhelm the flower-bed
its presence

- Hana datura kadan assuru sonzai-kan 

花ダチュラ 花壇圧する 存在感

(Photo by myself
 on June 05, 2019)

Monday, May 27, 2019

Wild strawberries / No-ichigo


at the stone wall
glowing and eye catching
wild strawberries

- ishi-gaki de hikari te me wo hiku nono ichigo  

石垣で 光りて目を引く 野の苺

(Photo by myself
 on May 25, 2019)

Friday, May 17, 2019

Royal ferns and fatsia sprouts / Zenmai taranome


I was given the gift -
royal ferns and fatsia sprouts
eat with tempura

- Itadakishi zenmai taranome tenpura de  

頂きし ぜんまいたらの芽 天ぷらで

(Photo by myself
 on May 14, 2019)


Thursday, May 16, 2019

Lotus flower viewing / Hasu-mi


morning wind -
going to the Myouhouji
lotus flower viewing

- asa kaze ya Myouhouji made no hash-mi kana

朝風や 妙法寺までの 蓮見かな

(Photo by myself
 on May 13, 2019)

Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Yellow roses / Ki soubi


western-style house
and yellow roses are both
artificial beauty

- youkan to ki soubi dochira mo jinkou bi

洋館と 黄薔薇どちらも 人工美

(Photo by myself
 at Former Furukawa Garden on May 11, 2019)


Tuesday, May 14, 2019

Flowers of iris / Hana Ayame


flowers of iris -
without competing
line up shoulders

- hana ayame kisou koto naku kata narabe

花あやめ 競うことなく 肩並べ

(Photo by myself
 on April 27, 2019)


Monday, May 13, 2019

Early summer sunshine / Shoka no hizashi


stop the time
by the early summer sunshine -
this Zazen hall

- toki tomeru shoka no hizashi ya Zazen dou

時止める 初夏の日差しや 坐禅堂

(Photo by myself
 in Antaiji on May 2, 2019)

* I participated in Antaiji Temple's Zazen retreat from May 1st to 6th.