funny senryu rigolo – grasp your bowl, raccoon = cerises englouties


funny senryu rigolo – grasp your bowl, raccoon = cerises englouties

grasp your bowl, raccoon,
gobble your cherries down –
I hope you don’t puke!

raccoon gobbling cherries

cerises englouties
de ton bol, raton laveur – 
vas-tu vomir ?

Richard Vallance

summer haiku – haiku d’été – cherry blossoms = cerisiers en fleurs


cherry blossoms Edo

cherry blossoms
all over Edo 
nightingales’ songs

cerisiers en fleurs
partout à Edo 
chansons des rossignols

Richard Vallance

Edo is the former name of Tokyo. Edo est le nom ancien de Tokyo.