Published haiku - veröffentlichte Haiku - haiku publiés


  Riverbank -
only clover leaves
without luck

Honorable mention - 17th Haiku contest 2015 of 
The Haiku International Association (HIA)
Botanical garden -
the café's empty chairs
sparrow perches

Honorable mention - 17th Haiku contest 2015 of 
The Haiku International Association (HIA)


le couchant boit l'éclat
de leurs ourlets

Honorable mention -18th Mainichi Haiku Contest 2014


Peacock on the tree
the spring breeze tousles
his eyes

Prize Winner - Haiku contest 2013 of The Haiku International Association (HIA)


Glow of lakefront lights -
a shadow bikes to the isle
on a shadow bridge

2nd prize - 16th Mainichi Haiku
Contest 2012


Valley to mountain
the road turns the time back
from blossom to buds

Sakura Award - Vancouver Cherry
Blossom Festival 2011


Musing on dinner
a sudden smell of garlic
from a rear bus seat

Honorable mention - 14th Mainichi Haiku
Contest 2010


More view he says
trimming the cherry tree -
trimming my view

Honorable mention - Vancouver Cherry
Blossom Festival 2009




winter depression -

she googles the weight

of clouds


Mainichi Daily: March 20, 2018


Boreas attacks -
curled up on the city roofs
chimney smokes

Mainichi Daily, April 8, 2016
Maiensäss –
im hohen Gras die Kulen
nächtlicher Besucher

Haiku-heute - Ausgabe September 2015


Hitzewelle –
mit dem Schatten wandern
ums Haus

Haiku-heute - Ausgabe August 2015


Friedhofweg –
zu heiter das Grün
der Abfalltonnen

Haiku-heute - Ausgabe Juli 2015

Himmelsmeer –
das Auftauchen und Versinken
einer Wolke

Haiku-heute - Ausgabe Mai 2015

World Poetry Day--
beyond words a music
trying to connect

Asahi Haikuist Network - May 1, 2015


Welttag der Poesie-
ein Specht behämmert die Stille
zwischen den Autos

Haiku-heute, Ausgabe April 2015


Patchwork quilt--
the pattern of
neck pain

Mainichi Daily, April 11, 2015


swan feet push the sun
into ripples

Mainichi Daily, December 26, 2014


im Spinnennetz frostet
der Nebel

Haiku-heute, Ausgabe Februar 2015


in der Tasche den Brief
nochmals verbummelt

Haiku-heute, Ausgabe Februar 2015 

Vater's bedächtiger Schritt
nun meiner

Haiku-heute, Ausgabe März 2015


Es werde Licht -
am Weg sauber gestapelt
der Wald

Haiku-heute, Ausgabe Januar 2015


Herbstwind –
eine Handvoll Gelb wechselt
die Balkonecke

Haiku-heute, Ausgabe Dezember 2014


Genfer Blumenuhr –
der Gärtner bettet die Stunden
in Chrysanthemen

Haiku-heute, Ausgabe November 2014


Erste Hilfe –
Spinnennetz bepustet und
keinen Dank der Biene

Haiku-heute, Ausgabe Oktober 2014


Beach rose hips-
I add to the shopping list

October 3, 2014 - Asahi Haikuist Network


Mangrove forest –
big fish chase little fish
through the stilts

Tamarind Magazine, Issue 11 - On-line magazine Caloundra


Herbstlicher Sommer -
nur aus den Blumenbeeten
noch kein Gejammer

Haiku heute, Ausgabe September 2014


Seilbahnrundblick -
der Kondukteur gefesselt
von seinem E-Buch

Haiku heute, Ausgabe August 2014


Wolkendecke –
aus einer Ritze sickert

Haiku heute, Ausgabe Juli 2014


Stars and stripes –
in the park sprinkler’s rainbow
a crow paces the blue

July 4, 2014 - Asahi Haikuist Network

A painter watches
cockatoos watching him -
perfect encounter

Tamarind Magazine, Issue 8 - On-line magazine Caloundra


Umbrella day –
the lawn under the Paulownia 
a pool of blossoms

May 30, 2014 - Asahi Haikuist Network


Light spring rain 
on leaves of Lady’s Mantle -
silverlined wells

May 30, 2014 - Asahi Haikuist Network

Ripples in a pothole-
from the raven's beak falls
a string of pearls

May 16, 2014 - Asahi Haikuist Network


Twilight and yet
the old barn radiant –
witch hazels

Sharpening the Green Pencil 2014, the book of the contest of the Romanian Kukai Group


Mist among the reeds –
the swamp begins the day with
cerulean blue

Tamarind Magazine, Issue 6, 2014 - On-line Magazine Caloundra


A net of sunrays –
the catch of the day
a dolphin school

Tamarind Magazine, Issue 5, 2014 - On-line Magazine Caloundra


End of year fireworks--
in the sparkle of his eyes
I count our blessings

January 17, 2014 - Asahi Haikuist Network


billowing clouds - -
the lake halved into
silver and slate

December 16, 2013 - Mainichi Daily News

On the park track 
that red leaf - I leave it
for my fellow man

November 1, 2013 - Asahi Haikuist Network


Hunter's moon -
chasing creepy-crawlies in
a bag of Penny-Buns

October 4, 2013 - Asahi Haikuist Network


Jays off with the cherries
the agitation in the tree
only wind

August 30, 2013 - Asahi Haikuist Network


Once upon a time
the conquest of that mountain
on father’s shoulders


July 5, 2013 - Asahi Haikuist Network


The rain ceases -
on the sky-canvas
clouds wet-on-wet

May 31, 2013 - Asahi Haikuist Network


Quake at nuns’ school –
leather skirt and high heels

and a new learning curve

April 19, 2013 - Asahi Haikuist Network


Geography lesson –
our first pomegranate
the flavor of Spain

April 19, 2013 - Asahi Haikuist Network


City park -
amid forget-me-nots 
gossip planting

Sharpening the Green Pencil 2013, the book of the contest of the Romanian Kukai Group


Scorching heat –
stepping off the bus on

first leaf rustle

Sharpening the Green Pencil 2013, the book of the contest of the Romanian Kukai Group


Wintry calm –
from the flag pole flappings

of gull wings

March 14, 2013 - Mainichi Daily News


For better for worse-
after fifty years her name
is still Sunshine

March 1, 2013 - Asahi Haikuist Network

From a snowy bush
slowing my morning rush
the call of a sparrow

February 15, 2013 - Asahi Haikuist Network

Festival of lights
devil lanterns in a tree
the church blushes

January 18, 2013 - Asahi Shimbun


Grass sickle -
with every handful
the brook widens

September 7, 2012 - Asahi Shimbun


Through black ink branches
the narrow trail rubbed out
by the cabin's smoke

May 4, 2012 - Asahi Shimbun


On the silver moon
by courtesy of a cloudlet
a crater more

April 28, 2012 - Mainichi Daily News


His first grape harvest -
the taste of a flask full of rapture
mystery for ever

December 1, 2011 - Asahi Shimbun


from heaven to hell -
flooded track

June 17, 2011 - Asahi Shimbun


Tangled trees -
to free the new moon
I walk faster

April 12, 2011 - Mainichi Daily News


Brave new world
puts its virtues on shelves -
lucky charm dolls

March 18, 2011 - Asahi Shimbun


Cold August -
snowpeak's hem goes
down, up, down

September 17, 2010 - Asahi Shimbun


Barge at anchor -
its Sunday cargo
a flock of gulls

June 3, 2010 - Mainichi Daily News


Amid green
one chestnut tree
cultivates suspense

May 7, 2010 - Asahi Shimbun


Dwarfed cherry-tree
heap of boughs blossom

April 2, 2010 - Asahi Shimbun


a gull's day
written in runes
on fresh snow

March 5, 2010 - Mainichi Daily News


Rushing down the dale
with the howl of a wolf pack
storm claws at the trees

December 18, 2009 - Asahi Shimbun


Ruthless gluttons
gobble up full autumn moon -
sick of summer heat

October 16, 2009 - Asahi Shimbun


Masonry work -
from day to day the yucca
more ashen

September 26, 2009 - Mainichi Daily News


From the gutter leap
raindrops into the dayspring -
sparkling diamonds

June 19, 2009 - Asahi Shimbun


Late summer chill -
someone hands me a tract
on global warming

December 24, 2008 - Mainichi Daily News


Cows' alp descent -
the chime of bells softens
from year to year

October 17, 2008 - Asahi Shimbun


Drooping twigs of red
call forth father's scratched hand
stirring barberry jam

October 3, 2008 - Asahi Shimbun


Midnight Down Under -
I step into new fragrances
wrapped in same moonlight

September 5, 2008 - Asahi Shimbun


Railway platform -
school children rope-skip
the delay away

September 5, 2008 - Asahi Shimbun


In no Haiku mood
for that tousled sparrow
on my lunch table

June 20, 2008 - Asahi Shimbun


Downtown park -
two city wolves dog
elderly walker

May 30, 2008 - Asahi Shimbun


beim Wort "Ende"

September 2008 - Haiku heute


Geschäftsstrasse -
im Becher des Bettlers
die nächste Busse

August 2007 - Haiku heute


Milder Januar
die Dachrinne spuckt
das Quäntchen Winter aus

Februar 2007- Haiku heute