Saturday, 31 October 2009

Haiku op. 10

(photo) in Kichijouji, Tokyo, japan

with the same name
as the mountain in my home town

Thursday, 29 October 2009

Haiku op.9

(photo) in Matsudo, Chiba prefecture, Japan

the field
where a girl was killed

the thirteenth night

Wednesday, 28 October 2009

Haiku op.8

(photo) Matsuri, festival in autumn, in Matsudo, Chiba prefecture, Japan

The night is the time
for talking about the past

An apple tea

Monday, 26 October 2009

Haiku op.7

(photo) a festival in autumn, in Matsudo city, Chiba prefecture, Japan

A sound of ice
in a scotch

Autumn has gone

Sunday, 25 October 2009

Haiku op. 2,3,4,5 and 6

(photo) Chigo march, in Matsudo city, Chiba prefecture, Japan

The wind has just stopped―

The wisteria blossoms
still swaying slightly

Two travelling salesmen

Passing each other ―

The blank expressions

A big answer―

The black cat on my

Cool empty stomach

Ancient ancient world―

The sound of human voices

Was as still as moon

Jun is the season

When the white flowers coming out ―

Elysian Fields

Friday, 9 October 2009

Haiku op.1

(photo) a temple, in Kohyasan, in Wakayama prefecture, Japan

My wife
is being now
in the wind of Kinmokusei.

Kinmokusei means a fragrant olive that has a delightful scent in this season. I feel bashful to express my wife in a haiku in Japanese. But the phrase my wife in English sounds objective. It's interesting for me.

Wednesday, 7 October 2009

Bowling for Columbine(2002) by Michael Moore

(photo) hydrangeas, in Kouyasan, Wakayama prefecture, Japan

Fear, Media, and Money

This is an interesting movie. Michael Moore succeeded to show the key problem in the US by gun issues. It means the structural problem compounded of fear, media, and money. Fear is the engine to function communities in the US. Media and businesses stimulate the fear everyone has by nature to buy guns and bullets, and related goods and services for security. Fear is a key word when you think about the character of the US. The US has feared communism, black persons, and oppressed people. And government and businesses have used the fear to control people.

Media plays an important role in making the social knowledge about social events. People tend to believe in the information media provide. Because they don't have enough time and knowledge to examine it. Media doesn't pursue the truth, but good ratings and money. I think American way of capitalism is special from worldwide point of view. High society in the US thinks money and power are the most important factors in their lives. This way of thinking appears to be realistic, and most people are controlled by money and power. But money and power are produced by social relationships. I think the social relationships in the US isn't appropriate for the essence of human beings. The essence of human beings is, I think, more cooperative or should be more heplful.

Sunday, 4 October 2009

poetic fragment op.2

(photo) untitled

GAZA 2009

The poem isn’t here.
So this is not a poem.
Where is the poem?
In the sticking?
In the spilling-out?
In the opening?

The poem isn’t here.

Woman's eyes
A collapsing back
Scattered sandals
The silence of the sky

I cannot
or feel anger.

Snow in the night
is dizziness.
The Galaxy in winter
is tinnitus.

poetic fragment op.1

(photo) untitled


I think about the time for no one.
It comes out in flowers

and vanishes in rain.
It doesn’t bring any results or any causes.
It’s outside every meaning.

I think I know
the time for no one is
for Creator’s laughing.
We can only hear it

in the trembling of wisteria flowers.
We can only see it
when a frog jumps into the pond.

A child is playing in the garden.