12/19/2007

red berries

  
  










red berries
to brighten my mind -
winter walk






16 red berries





and here the nandine











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***** Nandina Berries, Nandin Berries,
nanten no mi, mi nanten 
南天の実、実南天 
Nandina Berries: kigo for all winter


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***** aoki no mi 青木の実 (あおきのみ)
berries of the Aoki laurel

Aucuba japonica, kind of Japanese laurel
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Aoki-Frucht

kigo for all winter

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aoki no hana 青木の花 (あおきのはな)
blossoms of the Aoki laurel


kigo for late spring

They are light brown and very small. The tree grows wild in many mountain regions of Japan and prefers a shadowy place.

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. WKD : Oleander (Nerium oleander) . kyoochikutoo 夾竹桃 .
Laurel rosa


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Haiku from my friends:



a gift from Gabi
a haiku to brighten
my imagination



Bill Kenney


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clumsy grey jay--
in the alpine snow field
red berries


wade german (ookigoshi)

(the grey jay, a.k.a. the whiskey jack, or canada jay)


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December -
all colors faded but for
nandina's red berries.


Zhanna P. Rader


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p.s. do you know just how amazing your "red berries" poem truly is?! absolutely beautiful...


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. PLANTS in all seasons - SAIJIKI


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5 comments:

Gabi Greve said...


a gift from Gabi
a haiku to brighten
my imagination


Bill Kenney

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Thanks so much, Bill !

It's Christmas season ...

GABI

Anonymous said...

.
christmas lights
barberries brighten
snow-filled brush

bob

http://groups.yahoo.com/group/happyhaiku/message/5618

Janice said...


red berries
on Canadian Thanksgiving –
feast for migrating birds


Janice

Ella Wagemakers said...

red berries
and all the lies
they told me

Ella Wagemakers

Anonymous said...

. . . RED BERRIES and Winter Kigo

aoki no mi 青木の実 (あおきのみ)
Japanese laurel


manryoo 万両 (まんりょう )
""countless treasures" . Ardisia crenata, coral berry
万両や使ふことなき上厠/Fuusei 風生


A red berry
Spilled on the white frost
Of the garden.



By Masaoka Shiki (1866-1902),
Tr. R.H. Blyth (Hokuseido Press)


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senryoo 仙蓼 , 千両 (せんりょう)
... kusasango 草珊瑚(くささんご)
Sarcandra glabra, Chloranthus glaber

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