Takahama Kyoshi’s haiku poems

(Last Updated On: 08/05/2019)

Takahama Kyoshis haiku poems

Takahama Kyoshi (1874-1959) studied haiku under Masaoka Shiki since he was a junior high school student. He aspired an objective and realistic poetry and followed the traditional haiku expressing nature as it is.

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竹林に  黄なる春日を  仰ぎけり

Chikurin ni/ Ki naru haruhi wo/ Aogikeri

<English>

In the bamboo grove

The yellow spring sunlight,

I look up at it.

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風吹けば  来るや隣の  鯉幟

Kaze fukeba/ Kuru ya tonari no/ Koinobori

<English>

When the wind blows

The carp streame come

From the next door.

 

koinobori:A carp streame for celebrating the Children’s Day.

 

 

 

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梅雨晴の  夕茜して  すぐ消えし

Tsuyu-bare no /Yuu-akane shite/ Sugu kieshi

<English>

The clear day in the rany season.

The madder red of the twilight appeared

And vanished instantly.

 

 

 

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短夜や  夢も現も  同じこと

Mizika-yo ya/ Yume mo utsutsu mo / Onazi koto

<English>

The short summer night.

The dream and real

Are same things.

 

 

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夏の蝶  眼鋭く  駆けり来し

Natsu no cho/ Manako surudoku/ Kakeri kishi

<English>

The summer butterfly

Has a sharp look

And run to here.

 

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秋空を 二つに断てり 椎大樹

Akizora wo/ Futatsu ni tateri/ Shii-taiju

<English>

The autumn sky

Is cut in two

By the big chinquapin tree.

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かわかわと  大きくゆるく  寒鴉

Kawa kawa to/ Ookiku yuruku/ Samu-garasu

<English>

“Cawa-cawa”

In a large and loose way,

The winter crow.

 

 

 

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遠山に 日の当たりたる 枯野かな

Toh-yama ni/ Hi no atari taru/ Kareno kana

<English>

The distant mountain

Catch the sun.

The desolate field.

 

 

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落葉焚いて  小春の日和  定まりぬ

Ochiba taite/ Koharu no hiyori/ Sadamarinu

<English>

Burning fallen leaves,

The warm autumn day is

Defined.

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