March 27, 2003: Haiku hiking Moeku group
|Warm spring has arrived Oita at last.
Today, we came up to "Happy Hills", a forest park of Oita, to compose Haiku.
|"Japanese andromeda covered Mezaka slope bring the sound of the stream"
"Smart dandies sit on a bench under Karaebisu tree"
|Spring flowers have just started to sprout in the hills.
Japanese andromeda,magnolia,dandelion and shepherdfs purse
Camellia boasts of its brilliant flower.
|"Bush camellias hold hundreds pale buds"|
|The carps in the pond are good friends to the composers.
"A kite casts its shade onto the spring pond water ring"
|The Haiku members.|
|Walking around the pond to create good Haikus.|
|Pine shines beautifully. Nishikigi appeals its unusual twigs.|
|We have a farewell party to our Haiku teacher, in the center, at a restaurant.|
|The tasty foods make us happy.|
|Some members gave farewell folk songs to the teacher wishing his health.
"Cherry blossoms smile at us after the party"
|We had a Haiku composing meeting after the party. I am very glad that I have worked as a manager of the group for a year.|