Friday, November 16, 2018

Fruits of the wild rose / Nobara no mi


in the mirror
of the washroom in the schoolhouse
fruits of the wild rose

- manabiya no youba no kagami no nobara no mi
学び舎の 用場の鏡の 野ばらの実

(Photo by myself at Osaka Kyoiku University 
on November 14, 2018)

Thursday, November 15, 2018

Weathercock / Kazami-dori


when winter comes
cloudy, north looking
weathercock

- fuyu sareba kumori kita muki kazami-dori
冬されば 曇り北向き 風見鶏

(Photo by myself at Harajuku station on November 12, 2018)


Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Cloudy winter / Fuyu gumori


cloudy winter -
where Dahlia imperialis
blooms

- fuyu-gumori koutei daria no saku tokoro
冬曇り 皇帝ダリアの 咲くところ

(Photo by myself on November 9, 2018)


Tuesday, November 13, 2018

Red leaves / akai ha


red leaves -
you are in the drizzling,
aren't you?

- akai ha ya shigurete oruka
赤い葉や 時雨れておるか

(Photo by myself on November 8, 2018)


Monday, November 12, 2018

Short day / Hi mijikashi


short day -
Tokyo Tower has
also shrunk

- hi mijikashi Tokyo Tower mo chijimi keri
日短し 東京タワーも 縮みけり

(Photo by myself at Tamachi Station on November 8, 2018)


Sunday, November 11, 2018

Withered leaves / Kare ha


when the wind blows,
grinds withered leaves to powder -
front of the gate

- kaze hukeba kare ha ko ni hiku mon no mae
風吹けば 枯れ葉粉に挽く 門の前

(Photo by myself on November 8, 2018)


Saturday, November 10, 2018

Japanese tea flower / Cha no hana


Japanese tea flower -
the morning sun is simply clear
a walking path

- cha no hana ya asahi sumi kiru yukikaiji
茶の花や 朝日澄み切る 行交路

(Photo by myself on November 8, 2018)


Friday, November 9, 2018

The first drizzle of winter / Hatsu Shigure


the first drizzle of winter -
washes the hedge
thoughtfulness

- hatsu shigure kakine o arau kokoro ire
初時雨 垣根を洗う 心入れ

(Photo by myself on November 7, 2018)


Thursday, November 8, 2018

Japanese silver leaf / Tsuwabuki


Japanese silver leaf -
sit in the garden regardless
of zen people

- Tsuwabuki ya zen sha ni kamawazu niwa ni zashi
石蕗や 禅者にかまわず 庭に坐し

(Photo by myself at Jouganji temple on November 3, 2018)


Wednesday, November 7, 2018

Enter the winter / Fuyu ni iru


the gesso layer of
the canvas is too white -
enter the winter

- canvas no shita nuri shiroshi fuyu ni iru
キャンバスの 下塗り白し 冬に入る

(Photo by myself on November 3, 2018)