Winter Haiku - 9the pineunlike the willow-dream of sleep
Tanka - 1the last seedfallen from a dying tree-where will it go?blown by winds of destiny,to take root in fair Gion.
Winter Haiku - 8tumbling downa mountain of clouds-mid-winter thunder
New Year Tankaanother year-they pass by more quicklyfor methere is no other love,may our's not be so fleeting
Winter Haiku - 7two days oldhanging low in the sky - a banana
Winter Tanka - 4you can hearsnowflakes falling- this quiet nightwould be less empty,were the moon to join me雪片の落下を聞くことができる- この静かな夜はより少なく空、だった私を結合する月である
New Year Haiku - 1new year sun-my shadow seems to begrowing thinner
Winter Haiku - 6old willow-patiently waiting foranother spring
Winter Haiku - 5young willow,why do you weep -is it for spring?