Haiku by Masaoka Shiki (正岡子規)

牡丹画いて絵の具は皿に残りけり

painting peonies
their colors remain
on the palette

あたたかな雨が降るなり枯葎

warm
rain falls
on the withered vine

一匙のアイスクリームや蘇る

a spoonful
of ice cream —
I am revived!

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Haiku by Suzuki Murio (鈴木六林男)

千の手の一つを真似る月明かり

imitating
one of a thousand hands
moonlight

月の出や死んだ者らと死者を待つ

moonrise
waiting for the dead
with the dead

戦争が通つたあとの牡丹雪

after the end
of the war
large snowflakes

鰐トナリ原子爆弾ノ日ノ少女

beside an alligator
on the day of the Bomb
a little girl