Friday, December 3, 2010


in the dark,
there is a tower -
a red light blinking

-IW.Crow

Monday, November 22, 2010


winter morning -
snow in the parking ground
no footsteps

-IW.Crow

Friday, November 19, 2010


winter morning
on the pavement -
the snow is running

-IW.Crow

Wednesday, November 17, 2010


winter crow dreams -
flying to a tropical vacation

-IW.Crow


open the curtain -
still dark ...
check the clock

-IW.Crow

Monday, November 15, 2010


a crow perches -
watching the end of the year
cold winds aloft

-IW.Crow

Sunday, November 7, 2010


cold new moon -
stars on the surface of the sea sway
no wind at all

-IW.Crow

Wednesday, November 3, 2010


chilly sunset - 
orange lights reflect on the 
escape stairway

-IW.Crow

Tuesday, November 2, 2010


winter dawn
the sun is only in the reflection -
room 2102

-IW.Crow
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Thursday, October 28, 2010


another winter,
reading "Peanuts"
on the newspaper

-IW.Crow

Wednesday, October 27, 2010


is winter coming?
the cat rolls back
on the carpet

-IW.Crow

Tuesday, October 26, 2010


winter is coming -
a cat rolls 
on the carpet

-IW.Crow

Monday, October 25, 2010


brushing teeth -
darker blue in the window
water is colder

-IW.Crow

Sunday, October 24, 2010


parking my car -
sudden cold winds
at a shopping center

-IW.Crow

Friday, October 22, 2010


Tokyo station -
eating in a Chinese restraint
without King Arthur and his Knights

-IW.Crow

King Arthur And his Knights of the Round Table .... on Kindle

I was reading the book on Kindle yesterday. It was very nice. :-)


Sunday, October 17, 2010

"sharing the sun"

I am very happy to inform you the Haiku Society of America Members' Anthology 2010 has been published and one of my haiku is there. Thank you! :-)

Saturday, October 16, 2010


not a bad autumn night,
drinking beer -
reading about Bauhaus

-IW.Crow
バウハウス麦酒片手に秋の夜

Thursday, October 14, 2010


at the crosswalk
chatting in Esperanto -
sleepy sparrows

-IW.Crow

Wednesday, October 13, 2010


winter may near,
darker sky in the morning
more people, sleeping

-IW.Crow
冬近し窓枠の中に暗い朝

Tuesday, October 12, 2010


winter clothes
in the commuting subway -
a little tighter

-IW.Crow
冬服に通勤きつし東西線

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Monday, October 11, 2010


old traditional hotel -
watching the autumn moon
in the hot spring

-IW.Crow
古宿の湯船に浮かぶ秋の月
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Saturday, October 9, 2010


orange rice field -
children play in shadow
around the scarecrow

-IW.Crow
秋の田の案山子と遊ぶ童かな

Friday, October 8, 2010


autumn morning -
white mountains are floating
far in the sky

-IW.Crow
秋遠く彼方に浮かぶ白い山

Thursday, October 7, 2010


new moon -
winter waits at the dressing room
for the shorter autumn

-IW.Crow
新月や冬が楽屋で秋を待つ

Wednesday, October 6, 2010


long autumn night -
changing profile picture on
Facebook and Twitter

-IW.Crow

Sunday, October 3, 2010


clear autumn sky -
is that Mt. Fuji?
from the Space Needle

-IW.Crow
シアトルの秋空にふと富士を見ゆ

Friday, October 1, 2010


autumn willow swaying -
calling me like
Morgan Le Fay

-IW.Crow


autumn willow swaying -
calling me like
Morgan Le Fay

-IW.Crow


Silver Samurai -
are you really working for
Japanese government?

-IW.Crow


autumn blue sky -
Abby Boylen may be
on the cloud nine

-IW.Crow

Wednesday, September 29, 2010


Tokyo sky tree -
the construction is on going
black widow is watching

-IW.Crow


Jack-o'-lanterns
in the shopping window -
Johnny Blaze runs

-IW.Crow


autumn Kyoto station -
a temple bell sounds in the
ears of Nick Fury

-IW.Crow


autumn Tokyo sky -
windows are blue and shiny
no Spider-Man today

-IW.Crow


autumn storm -
Tony Stark is thinking
before MK III

-IW.Crow

Tuesday, September 28, 2010


autumn rain -
falls on me and to
the Shinobazu Pond

-IW.Crow
我といる不忍池に秋の雨

Monday, September 27, 2010


autumn rain -
rocks an old boat
Sumida river

-IW.Crow
秋雨に小船が揺れる隅田川

Sunday, September 26, 2010


drizzling -
standing a scarecrow in the fog
a sound of honker echoes

-IW.Crow
霧雨の案山子を脅すクラクション

Saturday, September 25, 2010


rainy Saturday -
the early morning is silent
dim lights of Tokyo

-IW.Crow
音も無く雨の都会に薄明かり

Friday, September 24, 2010


full moon -
above the shopping center
above the traffic light

-IW.Crow

Thursday, September 23, 2010


spring rain -
brings a tinge of gray
under the bridge

-IW.Crow
秋雨にグレイに染まる流れかな

Tuesday, September 21, 2010


unpaved road -
autumn weeds on the side
sound of footsteps

-IW.Crow
秋草の乾いた道に足の音

Sunday, September 19, 2010


autumn Kyoto -
cats snuggle with
a stone Buddha

-IW.Crow
秋の京仏にもたれ猫眠る

Saturday, September 18, 2010


a stone buddha
by the crimson maple tree -
a kimono girl bows

-IW.Crow
秋深し楓の側の石仏(いしぼとけ)

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Friday, September 17, 2010


autumn morning -
searching a PC wallpaper
for a crimson foliage

-IW.Crow
紅葉に壁紙探し秋の朝

Thursday, September 16, 2010


banks of the autumn river
the sky is clear, and high
a sparrow flies -

-IW.Crow
隅田川秋空たかく雀とぶ

Wednesday, September 15, 2010


gray blue autumn sky
people are still sleeping -
an ambulance runs

-IW.Crow

Tuesday, September 14, 2010


autumn river -
a leaf swirling
at a stone

-IW.Crow
秋の川木の葉渦巻く石の前

Monday, September 13, 2010


autumn breeze
swings willow branches -
school garden

-IW.Crow
秋風に柳が揺れる母校かな

Sunday, September 12, 2010


autumn moon -
blue smoke rises from
a lotus pond

-IW.Crow
秋月や青霧漂う蓮の池


autumn shore -
waves washing footsteps
fewer than the summer

-IW.Crow
秋の浜乏しい足あと波洗う

Saturday, September 11, 2010


silver grasses
waving to and fro
in the autumn wind

-IW.Crow
秋風にススキは揺れる前後ろ

Thursday, September 9, 2010


a female attendant
sweeps the approach in the wind
under the shrine gate

-IW.Crow

Wednesday, September 8, 2010


no moon above the autumn sea
where is the border?
between the inner and the outer

-IW.Crow
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Monday, September 6, 2010


when the orange sun
floats in the blue sky
no tomorrow no yesterday

-IW.Crow

Sunday, September 5, 2010


red and green -
rainy kimono and the
mossy stone Buddha

-IW.Crow

Saturday, September 4, 2010


the crow eats
a blue rose
in the dark night

-IW.Crow

Friday, September 3, 2010


shake the bridge -
voices of school kids
autumn morning

-IW.Crow

Thursday, September 2, 2010


the widow flies
somewhere - sometime over the rainbow
on the crow

-IW.Crow


a man lights a lantern
at the open air restraint -
autumn shore

-IW.Crow

Wednesday, September 1, 2010


autumn breeze
rippling in the lofty sky -
September 1st

-IW.Crow

Tuesday, August 31, 2010


a bird flies
in the autumn storm -
pilgrims?

IW.Crow
秋風に巡礼者かな鳥が飛ぶ

Monday, August 30, 2010


autumn rain falls -
while the crow cries
in a courtyard

-IW.Crow
秋雨が中庭に降り鴉鳴く

Sunday, August 29, 2010


autumn is near?
an exhaled breath soars
to the lofty sky

-IW.Crow
吐く息に秋近しを見る高き空

Wednesday, August 25, 2010


evening comes late
at a pool bar near the shore -
someone plays the piano

-IW.Crow
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jumping sometimes -
a maina bird paces
next to a tourist

-IW.Crow
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a bird hovering -
the sound of waves
blown in the wind

-IW.Crow
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the wind curls
at the summer shore -
a leaf falls

-IW.Crow
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Tuesday, August 24, 2010


hot humid summer -
wake up at midnight
sound of waves

-IW.Crow

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Monday, August 23, 2010


three birds fly
from a tree to another -
under the summer sun
-IW.Crow
炎天下木を渡り飛ぶ三羽かな

Thursday, August 19, 2010


rain drops beat
the surface of the pond
Monday morning -

-IW.Crow

Wednesday, August 18, 2010


under the tree -
a crow is bewildered
in a sudden shower

-IW.Crow

Monday, August 16, 2010


summer night -
a twisted twig agrees
the wind from autumn

-IW.Crow

Saturday, August 14, 2010


a foot race -
an ant and a raindrop
run down the wall

-IW.Crow
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Thursday, August 12, 2010


a lightning -
a wet spider's web
sways under the leaf

-IW.Crow
稲妻に震えて揺れる地蜘蛛の巣

Wednesday, August 11, 2010


a stone buddha -
the crow perches onto the
watered head

-IW.Crow

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Tuesday, August 10, 2010


Bon Festival -
as dead soul back in summer
less population in Tokyo area

-IW.Crow


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Monday, August 9, 2010


sunday morning -
sound of breakfast preparation
in the dark

-IW.Crow
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Saturday, August 7, 2010


humid air,
dark clouds heavy and low -
not yet rain

-IW.Crow
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who is calling?
children look back often
in the summer wind

-IW.Crow
夏風にふと振り返る子供かな
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Friday, August 6, 2010


everything is
in the sunshine -
cicadas are shrilling

-IW.Crow
影のない夏の日差しに蝉の声
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Thursday, August 5, 2010


a dog barks
in the orange twilight -
sound of temple bell

-IW.Crow
夕焼けに犬の鳴き声寺の鐘
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Wednesday, August 4, 2010


a cup of jasmine tea
recalls another summer
under the shade

-IW.Crow
あの夏もジャスミンの茶を飲みにけり

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fireworks bring
me to the hometown
through time

-IW.Crow
我を連れ田舎に帰す花火かな

Tuesday, August 3, 2010


glittering reflections
open seams of Matrix -
in the sun

-IW.Crow
マトリクスほころぶような日差しかな

Monday, August 2, 2010


summer sky -
an aircraft takes off
a 400 soul insect

-IW.Crow

Sunday, August 1, 2010


odor of dark clouds
noisy sudden rain on the
swimming pool

-IW.Crow
音立ててプールに落ちる夏の雨

Saturday, July 31, 2010


crowded aquarium
a digital calendar shows
end of July

-IW.Crow
水族館文月も末のカレンダー

Friday, July 30, 2010


misty air
soaked into dried rocks -
sound of waterfall

IW.Crow

Thursday, July 29, 2010


way to the station -
a man cleans a stone Buddha
in drizzle

-IW.Crow
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in summer rain -
decide to concentrate
100% whatever I do

-IW.Crow
夏の雨あれこれ言わず仕事しろ
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Wednesday, July 28, 2010


think about you -
at the parking lot
counting coins

-IW.Crow


river of people,
a homeless reads a newspaper -
Tokyo station

-IW.Crow

Tuesday, July 27, 2010


humid and dusty bus -
found the driver has
gray hair

-IW.Crow
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Monday, July 26, 2010


a girl locked the car
by pointing the key -
a clicking sound

-IW.Crow

Sunday, July 25, 2010


walking home
Tokyo in the dusk plays
old songs, new songs

-IW.Crow
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evening orange
at the rim of clouds
in the west

-IW.Crow
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sunny pond -
feeding sparrows
no rich , no poor

-IW.Crow
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Saturday, July 24, 2010


stone Buddha
is just a stone -
as Buddha is so

-IW.Crow
inspired by an old Koan
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a part of the yellow moon
floats on the deep blue sea

-IW.Crow

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an old lady in the sun -
waters flowers
and a stone Buddha

-IW.Crow
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Friday, July 23, 2010


under the summer shade -
a cup of tee offered
stops the time

-IW.Crow
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house of the childhood is smaller standing in the summer shade

-IW.Crow
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Thursday, July 22, 2010


sound of water
in the summer woods -
swims in the air

-IW.Crow
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bird cries echo
over and under
the hanging bridge

-IW.Crow

Tuesday, July 20, 2010


a summer beach -
waves are keep coming
sounds are following

-IW.Crow

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blue sky -
buildings, in the east
are shining

-IW.Crow

Monday, July 19, 2010


salt is tasty -
after walking
under the sun

-IW.Crow
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Thursday, July 15, 2010


a cat sleeps
in the summer shade of
a gravestone

-IW.Crow
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Wednesday, July 14, 2010


above the glittering water
a fish swims in the air

-IW.Crow
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Tuesday, July 13, 2010


a calm moment
between strong winds
like a "pause" button works

-IW.Crow

Monday, July 12, 2010


windy Tokyo -
clouds flew away
sky still the same

-IW.Crow

Friday, July 9, 2010


open the door
sudden humid air
summer was in the sky

-IW.Crow

Thursday, July 8, 2010


buying a newspaper
going to work
without any reason

-IW.Crow

Wednesday, July 7, 2010


watching the tree
and the empty cup
while the sky gently weeps

-IW.Crow
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a tree in the garden -
smell of a cup of morning coffee
the sky keep changing

-IW.Crow

Tuesday, July 6, 2010


summer morning -
breakfast next to the pond
a lotus stands straight

-IW.Crow

Monday, July 5, 2010


dawn chorus -
newspaper is shining
under the blue sky

-IW.Crow

Friday, July 2, 2010


song of birds -
hot and humid air
feeling Bari in Tokyo

-IW.Crow

Thursday, July 1, 2010


rain still falls...
a postman apply the brake
near the mailbox

-IW.Crow


sudden summer rain...
falling to the winner
falling to the loser

-IW.Crow

Tuesday, June 29, 2010


open the window
feeling hot and humid air...
drink a cup of tea

-IW.Crow

Sunday, June 27, 2010


late at night -
drink one more beer
the full moon

-IW.Crow

Saturday, June 26, 2010


woke up late -
the city is somehow silent
are they all gone?

-IW.Crow

Thursday, June 24, 2010


summer morning -
all raindrops are gone
to somewhere

-IW.Crow

Wednesday, June 23, 2010


a raindrop -
fallen long distance
safely arrived on my head

-IW.Crow

Tuesday, June 22, 2010


the sound of a temple bell
runs between raindrops

-IW.Crow

Monday, June 21, 2010


after the rain -
old dog and aged owner walk
at the same pace

-IW.Crow

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rain hit the leaves -
steps sound duple pattern
in the woods

-IW.Crow

Saturday, June 19, 2010


rainy day -
prepare for the dog-working
at the entrance

-IW.Crow

Wednesday, June 16, 2010


a morning of -
thousands of rainy seasons
today again

-IW.Crow

Tuesday, June 15, 2010


on the lawn grass -
a ball rolls by the
African wind

-IW.Crow

Sunday, June 13, 2010


a sound comes
to a dusty crossroad -
gone to the west

-IW.Crow

Friday, June 11, 2010


brushing teeth -
the sun chased away the moon
white and blue

-IW.Crow

Thursday, June 10, 2010


dandelion -
bows to pedestrians
to the pavement

-IW.Crow

Wednesday, June 9, 2010


Fuji mountain -
a cumulonimbus cloud grows
as the background

-IW.Crow

Tuesday, June 8, 2010


summer rain rocks
a ship anchored all wet -
layered clouds

-IW.Crow

Monday, June 7, 2010


sports ground -
a man makes rainbow by the
sprinkled water

-IW.Crow

Sunday, June 6, 2010


a glass of beer -
voices of children echo
at the poolside

-IW.Crow

Saturday, June 5, 2010


sound from iPod -
you know, you don't know
a sparrow flies

-IW.Crow
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Friday, June 4, 2010


shiny morning -
a sleepy cat washes the face
in front of Starbucks

-IW.Crow

Wednesday, June 2, 2010


summer sunshine -
the wall is whiter
than yesterday

-IW.Crow

Tuesday, June 1, 2010


summer cycling -
the shadow of the bicycle runs
on the river

-IW.Crow

Monday, May 31, 2010


smell summer -
a shadow of the man cleans
a swimming pool

-IW.Crow
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Saturday, May 29, 2010


blowing the air -
a mountain shows the summit
in the fog

-IW.Crow

Friday, May 28, 2010


close the eyes
listen to the natural vibration -
sound of sunshine

-IW.Crow

Thursday, May 27, 2010


a office-goer sees
fireworks of hydrangea
in the rain

-IW.Crow

Wednesday, May 26, 2010


try to catch -
a leave flies in the wind
now is slippery

-IW.Crow

Tuesday, May 25, 2010


full of pink
only exists in my mind -
cherry blossom

- IW.Crow
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drizzly rain -
the window frame is
like a picture frame

-IW.Crow

Monday, May 24, 2010


like a kid
sleeping in the backseat -
sound and vibration

-IW.Crow

Sunday, May 23, 2010


another dusk -
orange lights on windows
a dinner time

-IW.Crow
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no umbrella -
standing straight in rain
a pine tree and leaves

-IW.Crow
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Saturday, May 22, 2010


a stray cat -
glimpsed me like
Oliver Twist

-IW.Crow
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Friday, May 21, 2010


beautiful kimono -
how you are watching the girl
dragonfly?

-IW.Crow
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swinging the body -
children wait for a school bus
reluctantly

-IW.Crow

Thursday, May 20, 2010


sunset in the mirror -
a student brings a bicycle
to the elevator

-IW.Crow

Wednesday, May 19, 2010


a dull moment -
sound of a shopkeeper
clipping the nails

-IW.Crow

Tuesday, May 18, 2010


summer is near -
a man waits the dog
drinking water

-IW.Crow


following haikus -
finding Basho wandering
in Scotland

-IW.Crow (inspired by following article )

Cherry Blossom in Edinburgh as poets head North

Monday, May 17, 2010


no grass moves -
trouts stay the same
in the stream

-IW.Crow

Sunday, May 16, 2010


boarding time -
the moon may find you
in the jet stream

-IW.Crow

Saturday, May 15, 2010


following the ferry -
the moon sails on the
Caribbean blue

-IW.Crow
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my fishing float -
follow the ferry boat
sail away

-IW.Crow
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one day morning -
drink a cup of coffee
eat some bread

-IW.Crow
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smell of earth -
a man lights a cigarette
in the distance

-IW.Crow

Friday, May 14, 2010


a crow glides -
in front of a billboard
of Alice in Wonderland

-IW.Crow
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a butterfly flies ? -
it was a piece of paper
in the campfire

-IW.Crow
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highway parking -
a butterfly flies off
from a dump truck

-IW.Crow

Thursday, May 13, 2010


new moon -
sky blue west
black east

-IW.Crow


smell summer -
the buss driver wears
sunglass today

-IW.Crow
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Wednesday, May 12, 2010


night clouds -
the bus delays 10 minutes
want a new watch

-IW.Crow


traffic signal -
an old lady offers an umbrella
to the old dog

-IW.Crow
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umbrellas -
people cross the street
with or without it

-IW.Crow
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Tuesday, May 11, 2010


sandbox mountain -
an ant worships the sun
behind a scoop

-IW.Crow


news stand -
an eye contact in city noise
one minutes warmer

-IW.Crow

Monday, May 10, 2010


stop the engine -
think what I was doing
last year today

-IW.Crow
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sea side Kiosk -
a sea gull perched
half closed eye

-IW.Crow
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against a strong wind
a crow perches awkwardly -
commuter crowd

-IW.Crow

Sunday, May 9, 2010


purling brook -
a magpie flies away
by the sound of haiku

-IW.Crow


city horizon -
three-second continues
sound of nature

- IW.Crow

Saturday, May 8, 2010


sunset -
the airship makes
a solar eclipse

-IW.Crow
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I am a -
baby bird in the nest
- in a dentist chair

-IW.Crow
小鳥かな歯科医の椅子で我もまた
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Friday, May 7, 2010


a sleeping pigeon
slightly open the eye, and close
- in a sunny park

-IW.Crow


sound of a waterfall -
two sandals neatly aligned
under the shade

-IW.Crow

Thursday, May 6, 2010


red signals -
a swallow makes a circle
in a quarter-note rest

-IW.Crow


here comes the bus -
glitter of the sun light
spring nowhere

-IW.Crow

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May rain gathered -
flows fast
Mogami River

- Basho (Translation IW.Crow )

samidare wo
atsumete hayashi
Mogamigawa

五月雨をあつめて早し最上川 - 芭蕉

Wednesday, May 5, 2010


awakened too early -
sound of newspaper delivery
outside

-IW.Crow


wooden fish sounds -
middle of the stone steps
orange shadow Kyoto

-IW.Crow


holidays are over -
a sparrow shivers in
the parking-lot

-IW.Crow
休み終え雀震えり駐車場


a caterpillar? -
a swallow inclined the head
for a second

-IW.Crow

Tuesday, May 4, 2010


three o'clock -
crows and ravens going home
I don't have flex-time.

-IW.Crow

Monday, May 3, 2010


runs away
a little Buddha -
after shaved the head

-IW.Crow


early summer day -
even the sun swims in
a cup of water.

-IW.Crow
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one, two, three -
two sparrows exchange
their twigs.

-IW.Crow


a motionless flower -
forgets the planet is
rotating or not

-IW.Crow

Sunday, May 2, 2010


foggy morning -
a stone Buddha heaved by
the bamboo sprout

-IW.Crow


rain echoes
in the old garden -
sound of temple bell.

-IW.Crow
庭園に雨の木魂と寺の鐘


gentle breeze,
a scarlet bug hangs on the
rocking leaf.

-IW.Crow

Saturday, May 1, 2010


next to a bus stop,
an unreadable letter
on the foggy window.

-IW.Crow
停留所曇りガラスに読めない字


moonlight river,
sound of a candle
only the noise.

-IW.Crow


wind ceased,
the dragonfly hovers on
if pull up stakes.

-IW.Crow
風止んで転居を迷う蜻蛉かな

Friday, April 30, 2010


catch a wave,
a radio arises from sleep
at the deserted beach.

-IW.Crow


nobody is watching,
an anemone fish jumps
to the moon.

-IW.Crow


spring rain,
descend on the twin peaks
at the same time.

-IW.Crow
春の雨同時に降りぬ二上山

Thursday, April 29, 2010


no sound,
drifting the moon downstream
on a boat.

-IW.Crow
音も無く漂う月は船の上


the world is sleeping,
a bud slowly opens
in the lotus pond.

-IW.Crow

Wednesday, April 28, 2010


burned out night,
changing an electric bulb
father did the same.

-IW.Crow
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a rainbow trout,
ruffled then sparkled
in cold water.

-IW.Crow
虹鱒の鱗煌く春の水

Tuesday, April 27, 2010


in a natural music,
a soap bubble floats
on a north wind.

-IW.Crow
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seagull droppings on it,
the living stone stands still
in silence.

-IW.Crow
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on a stream,
a light drifts to give place
to a butterfly.

-IW.Crow
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a silent lightning,
makes a flash recall a day
from the childhood.

-IW.Crow
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Monday, April 26, 2010


in a noisy pub,
the dog is watching
a hanged lantern.

-IW.Crow
居酒屋で提灯見上げる子犬かな


waters gently,
bows back for quiet murmur
of thanks.

-IW.Crow
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Sunday, April 25, 2010


in the sun,
a cat waits a leaping
from the fish bowl.

-IW.Crow


nothing to do,
a dog sleeps on the bank
of the river.

-IW.Crow


shiny riverside,
sparrows rattle on the
tricycle.

-IW.Crow


cherries are over,
faint quarter notes are
in the wind.

-IW.Crow
花は散り4分音符が風の中

Saturday, April 24, 2010


traveling a river,
the bamboo leaf sings
a twilight song.

-IW.Crow
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climbs an ant,
on a henbit stem
stops when I see.

-IW.Crow


in a spring breeze,
feeling breakfast prepared for
children in the world.

-IW.Crow

Friday, April 23, 2010


behind the heavy rain,
chimneys and cherries play
hide and seek.

-IW.Crow
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Wednesday, April 21, 2010


rain is over,
a white dog walking
walking like a dancing.

-IW.Crow
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the dog stands still,
dried up the spring rain
with a towel
-IW.Crow
犬拭けば犬は動かず春の雨

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Tuesday, April 20, 2010


tear in his eye,
a Buddhism monk burns
woods in rain.

-IW.Crow
涙して雨に木を燃す僧侶かな
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spring is going,
as rain dances
on the leaf.

-IW.Crow
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when it rains,
frogs are born on the
lotus flower.

-IW.Crow
雨降れば蛙生まれる蓮の上
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spring garden,
drink a cup of green tea
with or without you.

-IW.Crow
春の庭居ても居ずとも緑茶かな
inspired by a song of U2.

Monday, April 19, 2010


a spring night,
the violinist rolls on
invisible waves.

-IW.Crow
見えぬ波ヴァイオリニストが揺れる夜

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Miyajima in spring,
the island is floating
on the mist.

-IW.Crow
霧の上弥山が浮かぶ春の宮島
Miyajima, an Island
where People and Gods
Live Together

Sunday, April 18, 2010


don't cut in line,
a troop of ants rush
for Haagen Dats.

-IW.Crow
割り込むなハーゲンダッツの蟻の群れ
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Saturday, April 17, 2010


a raven speaks,
intimate part is a flower
in the fog.

-IW.Crow
春霞秘すれば花と山鴉


in a spring wind,
a petal hangs on the
out on a limb.

-IW.Crow
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Friday, April 16, 2010


spring thunder,
the Teddy bear keeps
a stiff upper lip.

-IW.Crow
春雷に唇固しティディベア
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Thursday, April 15, 2010


spring garden,
a mother warms it up
with two cups of coffee.

-IW.Crow
春の庭コップ二杯の暖かさ
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new moon,
the astronaut noticed
he is penniless.

-IW.Crow
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spring mists,
open the sky to make a
stairway to heaven.

-IW.Crow
天国の階段おろす春霞

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spring snow,
the flour is still in white
in Nagano.

-IW.Crow
長野では雪の花咲く佐久平
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spring mists,
a small light bulb wins
against the sun.

-IW.Crow
春霞太陽に勝つ豆電球

Wednesday, April 14, 2010


here comes the sun,
an airship floats
in the window.

-IW.Crow
日が差して窓に浮かんだ飛行船
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Tuesday, April 13, 2010


fasten the seat belt,
a ladybug opens
the wing slowly.

-IW.Crow
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a noh farce,
sound of silence moves
on the stage.

-IW.Crow
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new moon,
a tiny poor light floats
on the cup.

-IW.Crow
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sound of a wing chime,
one second of silence
in the cup of coffee.

-IW.Crow
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I feel pretty, oh so pretty
men are singing
in a car.

-IW.Crow
http://bit.ly/6DMo


spring greetings,
a cherry petal falls on the
business card.

-IW.Crow
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a splash by a car,
hello cherry petals
you are also here.

-IW.Crow
行く春や水しぶきにも桜かな
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Monday, April 12, 2010


old kindergarten,
the cherry tree says
remembers me.

-IW.Crow
時戻し桜と話す幼稚園
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sakura, sakura,
an old drunken sings like
Belafonte.

-IW.Crow
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breezing in the garden
a cherry petal falls on
the green tea.

-IW.Crow
庭の風緑茶に映える桜かな
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new moon - ceased air,
the bird sleeps
on the flower.

-IW.Crow
新月や花鳥風月一休み

Sunday, April 11, 2010


a henbit in the small hand,
the kid takes a lick
the floral nectar.

-IW.Crow

Saturday, April 10, 2010


sudden blizzard,
cherry petals fly
in the light.

-IW.Crow
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faster than the river,
the puppy runs
with the tongue out.

-IW.Crow

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Haiku in Japanese

爪弾いて離れる音の香かな

haiku : hearing the Kaori Muraji plays the guitar.
Kaori Muraji Official Site


before down,
a butterfly stays
on a wet dog's nose.

-IW.Crow
犬の鼻蝶々泊る夜明け前


sleeping frog,
doesn't know the crow speaks
and a butterfly on the top.

-IW.Crow

Friday, April 9, 2010


spring flowers,
placed by someone
for the stone buddha.

-IW.Crow
誰あろう石仏の前春のはな
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Haiku in Japanese

旅先で祖母似の人に道聞かれ

(In the foreign country, asked the way from the person who resemble my grandmother.)
-IW.Crow
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spring fields,
passengers feed
small changes to the bus.

-IW.Crow

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woodwind crow,
looks east west like a
weathercock

-IW.Crow

Thursday, April 8, 2010


in the park,
a baby looks the direction
of the spring wind.

-IW.Crow
公園で赤子は見るや風の先
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wind in Tokyo,
brings a subtle sound
of country dialect.

-IW.Crow
東京に故郷の訛り風の中
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Kyoto in rain,
a motorcycle parked
like a stone buddha.

-IW.Crow
(雨の京都、石仏の様にバイクは駐められてをり)
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in ten minutes,
the mountain hides
behind the blue black.

-IW.Crow
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Haiku in Japanese

侘び寂びを山葵と読みぬ祖父母かな

(grandparents read wabi and sabi as wasabi. )
-IW.Crow
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spring Kyoto station,
a girl walks with a tattoo
on the calf.

-IW.Crow
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at the stone buddha,
an old lady bows
like an ear of rice.

-IW.Crow
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after the curtain call,
the cherry waits
new seeds.

-IW.Crow
花散りて新たな種を待ちにけり
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dignified,
a crow faces
windward.

-IW.Crow
凛として風上を向く鴉かな
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Wednesday, April 7, 2010


break a balloon,
boys and girls make
the same face.

-IW.Crow
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born and die,
the ripple enjoys
frogs and stones.

-IW.Crow
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the laughing mountain,
rocks the body for
Japanese cedar pollinosis.

-IW.Crow
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nobody knows,
petals are falling
when pebbles make a click.

-IW.Crow
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Tuesday, April 6, 2010


after the spring rain,
the stone buddha smiles
under the rainbow.

-IW.Crow
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against the spring wind,
the half moon hangs
on the blue sky.

-IW.Crow


spring clouds open the slits,
a cat finds warmer grass.

-IW.Crow

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at the subway entrance,
a dog says hello
to everyone.

-IW.Crow
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Monday, April 5, 2010


in the sunny veranda,
a cat and a dog yawn
at the same time.

-IW.Crow
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giving petals more power,
the river flows
in a direction.

-IW.Crow
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in a yellow raincoat,
a puppy shakes it off
the rain drops.

-IW.Crow
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ancient temple,
a hanging lantern
sways in rain.

-IW.Crow

Sunday, April 4, 2010


sound of pea gravels,
sextons bow
each other.

-IW.Crow

Saturday, April 3, 2010


a kimono girl yawns,
in a red paper umbrella
- dry garden in rain.

-IW.Crow


an unattended umbrella,
leave behind the motorbike
in the spring wind.

-IW.Crow

Friday, April 2, 2010


strong spring wind,
a twig sways like a wand
of the earth - sea.

-IW.Crow
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open the book on the bench,
a spring wind will come
from the earth - sea.

-IW.Crow
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where is the beautiful kimono?
the cherry tree is naked
by the wind.

-IW.Crow


strong spring wind,
a crow enjoys surfing
between buildings.

-IW.Crow

Thursday, April 1, 2010


lonely spring dinner,
a waitress lit a candle
for me - on the table.

-IW.Crow
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subway ride home,
so many people
silent.

-IW.Crow
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1st of April,
nothing special
daily work as it is.

-IW.Crow
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a walrus - I don't wanna
believe in anything
I just want to - know.

- IW.Crow
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April begins again,
wearing colorful clothes
people work 11th street.

-IW.Crow
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weather-beaten temple,
tune of a blues echoes
do not think - feel.

-IW.Crow


silent fireworks,
cherry tree
in the night.

-IW.Crow
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Wednesday, March 31, 2010


spring yacht basin
in the night,
if no water - no moon.

-IW.Crow

Tuesday, March 30, 2010


flower of a Mizu-Basho,
even Basho wasn't
in Kumano.

-IW.Crow
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sunshine cherry tree,
full of popcorn
in hand.

-IW.Crow
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Monday, March 29, 2010


from red to green,
puppy crosses
naturally.

-IW.Crow
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hot spring,
no matter Saijiki says
winter is the best.

-IW.Crow
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dragging a wether-beaten Rimore,
showing a Priority Pass
feeling Basho in the lounge.

-IW.Crow


cozy dog-walking,
a little faster
after the spring rain.

-IW.Crow
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summer grass,
a remain of the
samurai dreams.

( Basho Tr. IWCROW )
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Full moon,
delivers images
without a word.

-IW.Crow
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Sunday, March 28, 2010


a Japanese Beatles fan,
return to Tokyo,
return to reality.

-IW.Crow
YouTube: John Lennon and Karuizawa

Haiku in German

dunstig Karuizawa,
lustig spazielen
kaufe ich twei Eisweine.

-IW.Crow
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Haiku in German

VfB,
mit die Eisweine und Weissenbieren
sehe ich ihre spielen.

-IW.Crow
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early Asama mountain,
floats on
the mists of Avalon.

-IW.Crow
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spring snow courtyard,
back from the darkness
While a gardener crossed.

-IW.Crow
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Japanese traditional hotel,
imagine on the bed
a yellow submarine.

-IW.Crow
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Mampei Hotel in snow,
love and peace
war is over.

-IW.Crow
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Saturday, March 27, 2010


spring snow in the light,
feeling John and Yoko
at Mampei Hotel.

-IW.Crow
BlackBerry from DOCOMO
MAMPEI HOTEL in Karuizawa, Footprint of JOHN LENNON in Japan


sakura sakura,
even half a cherry blossom
wakes the fool up.

-IW.Crow
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Japanese garden,
water and sound interfuse
to a stone.

-IW.Crow

Friday, March 26, 2010


midnight coffee,
a word comes up
nevermore.

-IW.Crow
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The Hermit


a snake will open,
Orpheus egg,
in front of the hermit.

-IW.Crow

The Priestess


under the moon,
priestess rides on a camel
to cross the river.

-IW.Crow
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Thursday, March 25, 2010

The Fool


the fool,
walks with
a white dog.

-IW.Crow
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golden bough,
opens the door
of season words.

-IW.Crow
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reading under the moon,
green man may be
a season word.

-IW.Crow
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humming five vowels,
universe satisfied
with the blueprint.

-IW.Crow
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The Fool


in the wooden house,
the fool waits
green man.

-IW.Crow
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Wednesday, March 24, 2010


kimono girl,
she is a rice eater
three times a day.

-IW.Crow
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dark night,
gibbous moon floats
on PC screen.

-IW.Crow
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water from the ocean,
taking a shape
of animal cloud.

-IW.Crow
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waiting cherry blossoms.
i tune in
to the subtle aroma.

-IW.Crow
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holding a book,
back from inner travel
at the terminal.

-IW.Crow
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Tuesday, March 23, 2010


subway passenger,
advertisements are
more talkative.

-IW.Crow
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zebra crossing,
spring pedestrians walk
one direction.

-IW.Crow
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Monday, March 22, 2010


equinox,
spring reincarnate
itself.

-IW.Crow


spring haze,
bridge runs
into the fog.

-IW.Crow

Sunday, March 21, 2010


sound of water,
throw a frog
in a pond.

-IW.Crow

Body of the light


strong wind,
a man holds the hat
leaning.

-IW.Crow


a crow flies,
in a gap between
strong winds.

-IW.Crow


windy morning,
a can rolls
on the ground.

-IW.Crow

Saturday, March 20, 2010


Fuji mountain,
flows away
in a train window.

-IW.Crow
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Fuji mountain,
flows away
in a train window.

-IW.Crow
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rice filed,
children run
chasing a dog.

-IW.Crow
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oldest memory,
waiting mother brings
food to me.

-IW.Crow
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go away pigeons,
bullet train comes
to platform 25.

-IW.Crow
(in respect to Issa Kobayashi)
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Friday, March 19, 2010


night train,
glance self
in black mirror.

-IW.Crow
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Thursday, March 18, 2010


busy morning,
animal shaped school bus
waits.

-IW.Crow
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cold morning queue,
an aged wears
Yankees cap.

-IW.Crow
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Wednesday, March 17, 2010


samurai days,
white-eye chitter
on a castle wall.

-IW.Crow
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Tuesday, March 16, 2010


sunshine after rain,
man walks with
a white dog.

-IW.Crow
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Monday, March 15, 2010


cold gray stone,
sits in meditation
in the garden.

-IW.Crow
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Sunday, March 14, 2010


silent temple,
ancient voices
in my head.

-IW.Crow
BlackBerry from DOCOMO


tripped for a while,
watching a picture
of National Geographic.

-IW.Crow
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working alone,
I am a king
of Sunday's office.

-IW.Crow
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Saturday, March 13, 2010


working on saturday,
empty desks chilly
like cemetery.

-IW.Crow
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Friday, March 12, 2010


ten minutes heaven,
coffee brake
twitter of birds.

-IW.Crow
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spring comes,
changes the watch
left to right.

-IW.Crow
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walking after kimono,
haiku making
on mobile.

-IW.Crow
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Wednesday, March 10, 2010


braking ice on foot,
a man walks
mobile in hand.

-IW.Crow
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Early train,
noisy advertisement
silent people.

-IW.Crow
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Tuesday, March 9, 2010


in Tokyo,
crowds share,
the same brain pattern.

-IW.Crow
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why don't you
come and play,
orphan sparrows.

-IW.Crow (translation of the haiku of Issa Kobayashi)
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lonely night,
radio sings
Jumping jack flash.

-IW.Crow
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windy grave,
dog stands
in the rain.

-IW.Crow
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under the moon,
driver enjoys,
empty bus.

-IW.Crow
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chilly winter,
dark clouds,
wept in the sky.

-IW.Crow
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under the table,
cat and baby
promised something.

-IW.Crow
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being radio waves,
people talk
in the blue sky.

-IW.Crow
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watching each other,
moon and,
the reflection on a pond.

-IW.Crow
BlackBerry from DOCOMO


under the full moon,
a tree calls
dark night dreams.

-IW.Crow
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snow mountain,
tunnel changes,
black and white.

-IW.Crow
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snow mountain,
tunnel changes,
black and white.

-IW.Crow
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snow paints,
roofs on a slope
between tunnels.

-IW.Crow
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no cold anymore,
snow from
train inside.

-IW.Crow
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sudden snow,
particles are dancing,
in the wind.

-IW.Crow
BlackBerry from DOCOMO

Monday, March 8, 2010


in the mist,
man is watching,
a lady of the lake.

-IW.Crow
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