Tuesday, February 12, 2008


photo: Martin G. Wienert; spring 2008





which path...
the air full of birdcalls
at the crack of dawn


Welcher Pfad...
in aller Herrgottsfrühe
die Vogelrufe


(AW, hokku/Quintet for Neonlight — a Triparshva Renku; published in Chrysanthemum, October 2007)







18 comments:

John McDonald said...

enjoyed
john

haiku-shelf said...

thank you, John!

Crafty Green Poet said...

I like this a lot - in both languages! I have a German friend who likes haiku, I should introduce her to your site!

haiku-shelf said...

thank you!

i visited your blog in a hurry (today we had problems in our garden -- our bamboo `invades` the neighbour`s garden...), i`ll return to your blog in the next days

Ričardas said...

beautiful. I can't wait for early spring mornings full of bird songs

J. Andrew Lockhart said...

nice work! I enjoyed reading these.

haiku-shelf said...

thank you very much for your comments!

best wishes,
Angelika

Bill said...

A moment full of promise, beautifully captured in picture and verse.

polona said...

delightful. they are amazing,these birds.

haiku-shelf said...

thank you for your comments, Polona and Bill!

J. Andrew Lockhart said...

beautiful! good to see you again. :)

floots said...

beautiful words and pix
i especially like the skeletal leaf/loom
thank you

haiku-shelf said...

thank you J. Andrew and Floots!

Tikkis said...

Calling here,
calling there --
I'm lost?

haiku-shelf said...

thank you for your comment, Tikkis!


"cho ote haruyama fukaku mayoikeri

chasing a butterfly
deep into the spring woods
I am lost"

(Sugita Hisajo; transl.: Ueda, Makoto: Far Beyond the Field. Haiku by Japanese Women)

martin said...

autumn dusk
a crow disappears in the trees

haiku-shelf said...

thank you for all your comments, Martin

somebody said...
This comment has been removed by a blog administrator.