One edge
hanging over the mountain--
the Milky Way

---Shiki
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the cat, fur bristled
at the open window
craneflies against glass

2 comments:

Alan Summers said...

Ah, open window cat haiku, I have one too! ;-)


open window
the cat dozes
half in half out


Alan Summers

1. Raku Teapot: Haiku Book/CD Raku Teapot Press/White Owl Publishing, California Book: 1-891691-03-1 ; CD: 1-891691-04-X (2003)

2. *Snapshot Press Haiku Calendar 2002 ISBN 1-903543-05-3

3. Iron Book of British Haiku Iron Press; ISBN: 0906228670 First published 1998, Third print 2000

4. Woodpecker, International Magazine for sharing haiku, Extra Shuttle Issue,ISSN 1384-6094, Oct 1997

5. Presence #3 November 1996 UK haiku magazine ISSN 1366-5367

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Translations:
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khulli khirrdki
billi oonghey
aadhi andar aadhi bahar


Hindi translation by Rebba Singh. May 2009


thuranna janaala
poocha mayangunnu
pakuthi purathu
pakuthi akathu


Malayalam translation by Narayanan Raghunathan, May 2009


thuranda janal
oru poonai mayangudu
paati ulle
paati veliye


Tamizh translation by Narayanan Raghunathan. Posted on Thu, May 2009


ventana abierta
el gato dormita
mitad adentro
mitad afuera



Spanish translation by Narayanan Raghunathan, May 2009


vistra jaala
maarjaaro ardha nidraayaam
ardhamantare
ardham baahye


Sanskrit translation by Narayanan Raghunathan. May 2009

all my best,
Alan
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Leatherdykeuk said...

Fabulous, Alan. No wonder it was published so often.