Senryuu / 川柳

“Senryuu”is a humorous seventeen syllable comic haiku poem. They are somewhat difficult to make due to the need to reference real everyday life. In todays lesson my teacher Yoko gave me three good examples. 頑張れよ     Good luck, 無理をするなよ  It’s not impossible 休むなよ     Don’t rest. ・ 運動会      Sports day 抜くなその子は  don’t overtake 課長の子     boss’s child. ・ まだ寝てる       Still sleeping 寝ってみれば   […]

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Soap Bubbles/Ujo Noguchi -シャボン玉 |野口雨情さん。

シャボン玉飛んだ   The soap bubble flew 屋根まで飛んだ.   it flew up to the roof 屋根まで飛んで.  But reaching the roof, こわれて消えた..  it broke and was no more シャボン玉消えた.  The soap bubble broke 飛ばずに消えた.   It broke before flying 産まれてすぐに.   So soon after it was born, こわれて消えた. . It broke and was no more 風、風、吹くな.   Wind, wind, […]

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