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Nihonbashi bridge 日本橋 The Center of Edo Japan

Top, spinning top (koma, beigoma) Japan. Kreisel

Calendar (koyomi) and its related KIGO Japan

Folding screen, first use (hatsubyoobu) Japan

First ice (hatsugoori) Japan

Washing things (arau, arai) a KIGO list

Inkstone (suzuri) and related KIGO Japan

Uluru (Ayers Rock) Australia

Marishi-Ten and wild boar cakes (Marishiten, i no ko mochi) Japan

Shiki memorial day (Shiki ki, hechima ki, dassai ki ) Japan. Nobo san.

Dorayaki Japan. bean-jam pancake

Enviroku : Haiku and Senryu about the environment

News, Newspaper headlines, Haiku News worldwide

Piment, bell pepper, green pepper, Paprika (piiman) Japan. Capsicum annuum

Aloe vera (aroe) Japan

Datsueba 奪衣婆 or 脱衣婆 the Old Hag of Hell

Branches cut off (eda-uchi) Japan

Snow enjoyment, enjoying snow (yukimi) Japan. KIGO list

Jellyfish, medusa (kurage) Japan

Jonestown Guyana

Arrowhead (kuwai) Japan. Sagittaria trifolia. Pfeilkraut

Umeboshi, dried pickled salty plums Japan. Salzpflaumen

Stone Buddha (sekibutsu, ishibotoke) Japan

Lipstick made in the cold (kanbeni, ushibeni) and Japanese culture about RED

Pond, small lake (ike) Japan. a KIGO list ... even the OLD POND ...

Winter, Forest work, woodcutting, charcoal making ... Japan. KIGO list

Musume Dojoji Kabuki play and haiku by Nakamura Tomijuro

Mustard plant and mustard (karashina / karashi) Japan

Himiko and Yamataikoku in Saga, Kyushu Japan. Yoshinogari

Akagai . "red clam", arc clam Japan. Anadara broughtoni
and Edo wazurai "the Illness of Edo", and Kagurazaka

Mudskipper (mutsugoroo) Japan

Islamic Holidays, Muslim Holidays LIST

Lailatul Qadr : The Night of Power Yemen

Eid-ul-Adha / Festival of Sacrifice Guyana

Yufuin Hot Spring and Mount Yufudake 湯布院 / 由布岳 Kyushu, Japan

Kokerazushi, layered sushi Japan

Tuna, tunafish (maguro) Thunfisch Japan. Kigo and food

Kintaro Candy (Kintaroo ame) Japan

Oranges California (USA)

Withered reeds in the marsh (kare ashiwara) Japan

Cotton Georgia (USA)

Pumpkin, squash (kabocha, nankin) Japan. Kürbis

Camel, Dromedary (Camelus dromedarius) Yemen

Torii, gate of a Shinto shrine

Straw, new straw of this year (wara, shinwara) Japan. and : straw in all seasons

Monsoon seasons in Yemen

Dust clouds Yemen

Screw worm, screw worms Yemen

Nail (kugi, kui) Japan

Spring dust (shunjin) Japan

United Nations Day / UN Day

Boy's Festival (tango no sekku, kodomo no hi) Japan

Revenge Story of the Soga Brothers (Soga monogatari) and related kigo including Lady Tora (Tora gozen)

Newspaper vendor, newspaper boy Kenya

Acebia, akebia (akebi) Japan. Akebia quinata. chocolate vine.

Takano Sujuu (1893 - 1976)

Winter work of farmers KIGO list

Hunting in Winter . KIGO list

Moi Day Kenya

Columbus Day America

Saucer for Japanese tea cups (chataku) Japan

Shibata Zeshin 柴田是真 (1806 - 1891)

Rice in the Philippines

Winter : FISHING a KIGO list

Dogu (doguu) clay figurines of the Jomon period

Light, lights : all kinds of lights in all seasons


Chinowagayu, chinowa-gayu 茅の輪粥 rice porridge
chi no wa kayu, served on the last day of the sixth month.
and related rituals like the Lotus Flower Offering 蓮華会(夏祓) Renge-E.

Mukai Kyorai (1651~1704) and Rakushisha Cottage

Prayer (kitoo) Japan. Faith, prayer and related kigo

Squirrel (risu). flying squirrel (momonga, musasabi) Japan

plum blossom excursion (tanbaikoo, tanbai) Japan

bubuzuke . ochazuke from Kyoto Rice dish with pickles and green tea

Shishigatani kabocha 鹿ヶ谷かぼちゃ pumpkin from Shishigatani, Kyoto

Kokubun-Ji, Temple Kokubunji 国分寺 Japan

Tokoname town (Aichi prefecture) Japan

Coal (sumi), charcoal (mokutan, binchotan) kigo around the charcoal fire.

mentaiko 明太子 marinated roe of pollock

Winter preparations outside (fuyujitaku) Japan

Tsubouchi Nenten (1944 - )

Tabi socks (tabi) Japan

Kubota Mantaro (Mantaroo) 久保田万太郎 (1889 - 1963)

Autumn games, entertainment, school a KIGO LIST

Autumn and farmers work a KIGO LIST

Autumn : Hunting and Fishing a KIGO LIST

Autumn in your home ... ... KIGO LIST

Hunger, famine Kenya, Japan, worldwide

Hooroku Jizo with an earthen pot on his head and Mibu Kyogen. Horoku roasting pot

Helipterum roseum (hanakanzashi) Japan. Pink and White Everlasting
and hairpin (kanzashi)

Aphid, plant louse (aburamushi, arimaki) Japan

Tobacco plant (tobakko) Japan. Nicotiana tabacum. Tabakpflanze

Horsetail fern, scouring rush (tokusa) Japan. Equisetum hyemale

Gentian, Japanese green gentian (senburi, tooyaku) Japan. Swertia japonica

Water chestnut (hishi) Japan. Trapa japonica

Alliteration and Haiku too-in 頭韻

Zenringai Temple District in Hirosaki Japan

Fudo Waterfalls (taki Fudo) Japan

Doodlebug, ant lion (arijigoku, ari jigoku) Japan

Doora curtain (noren) Japan. Ladenvorhang

Fronleichnam, Fronleichnamszug (Corpus Christi) Germany

shimotsukare, a dish from Tochigi prefecture

Fragrance bag, sache (nioibukuro) Japan. Duftbeutel

Stamp, stamps, postage stamps (kitte, yuubin kitte) Japan

Sake no Hosomichi 酒のほそ道 "The Narrow Road of Ricewine"
Manga about food, with haiku, by ラズウェル細木 Rozwell Hosoki
soba no hosomichi.

Furoshiki, cotton wrapper cloth

Cotton (wata, momen) Japan. many related kigo about the plant and cotton cloths.

Glass beads (tonbodama, tombodama) Japan

Wine (budooshu) Japan. Red wine, white wine, making wine, wine festival ...

Kurofune monaka 黒船最中 Black Ship wafers and a kyoka poem

Tan Taigi (1709 -1771) 炭太祇 (たんたいぎ)

Temple Saihoji 西方寺 and Haiku by Issa

Emancipation Day Guyana

Bunraku and Joruri 文楽.浄瑠璃 Japanese Puppet Theater

Khamsin wind Egypt, North Africa

Lemonade (ramune) and carbonated drinks Japan

Blue, the color of sky and water

Paper mulberry leaf (kaji no ha) and Tanabata rituals
kajimari 梶の鞠(かじのまり)paper mulberry kickball

Sesbania Tree (Sesbania sesban (L.) Merr.) Kenya

Weaver birds (Ploceidae family) Kenya

Kanei-Ji Temple and Tenkai (Jigen Daishi) 寛永寺(かんえいじ)
and 慈眼大師. Ueno, Tokyo
Jigen Ki 慈眼忌(じげんき)memorial day of priest Jigen

Lavender (rabendaa) Japan

Matsunaga Teitoku 松永貞徳 (1571-1653)

Sakai Yamei 坂井野明 (1662-1713)

Ubasuteyama, Sarashinayama, Kamurikiyama (in Nagano) Japan

Camp, camping (kyanpu), tent (tento) Japan, North America

Marine Day, Ocean Day, Sea Day (umi no hi) Japan

Casuarina Tree Kenya

Chameleon Kenya

Kanga, wrapping cloth Kenya

Mildew, mold (kabi) Japan

Hoshino Tsubaki 星野 椿 (1930 - )

Wood, firewood, timber, lumber Kenya

Crabapple, Sibold crabapple, "mountain pear" (yamanashi, yama-nashi) Japan. Malus sieboldii

funaryoori 船料理 (ふなりょうり) food served on board a ship or boat

Uchida Hyakken 内田百間 May 29, 1889 — April 20, 1971

Sea bream (tai, sakuradai, madai ..) Pagrus major Japan

Laquer tree (urushi no ki) Rhus verniciflua Japan. "Sun spurge" Euphorbia helioscopia, "swamp laquer"

Leopard lily (hioogi) Belamcanda chinensis Japan. ubatama 鳥羽玉 sweet balls

Amanatto (amanattoo) 甘納豆 sugar-glazed beans and Hamanatto 浜納豆

Bilberries, cowberries (kokemomo), Preiselbeere Japan

DRINKS - Hot and Cold DRINKS SAIJIKI

Kawasaki Tenko (Tenkoo) Born 1927

Racoon, racoon dog, badger (tanuki, mujina, anaguma) Japan

Spinach (hoorensoo) Japan. Spinat

PEPPER, (togarashi, toogarashi) red hot pepper Shichimi Togarashi and more, Chili pepper, paprica Paprika (piiman), sweet green pepper (shishitoo) and more

Puddle, puddles Tropical regions, Japan

Ningyooyaki, ningyoyaki 人形焼 figure waffles Japan

Stepping stones Kenya in the rain

Trench clearing Guyana

Chokoreeto チョコレート chocolate with many tasts Japan. Schokolade

Carpet, rug (juutan, dantsuu) Japan

Snack, afternoon snack Oyatsu お八つ . o-cha-uke 御茶請け

Fountain (funsui) Springbrunnen Japan

Cider, apple cider (saidaa) Japan, Europe, Australia

Moyashi udo もやし独活(もやしうど)sprouts of spikenard and more moyashi
Bohnensprossen

Hoonensai 豊年祭 Festival for a bountiful harvest "Penis Festival", at Tagata Shrine, Aichi prefecture

. . . Cool, cold, chilly ... a feeling and related kigo during all seasons.

Bobolink (Dolichonyx oryzivorus) bird North America

Virga precipitation Southern United States

. kunshu sanmon 葷酒山門(くんしゅさんもん)
Temple Gate, no garlic or liquor beyond this point!

Shookadoo Bentoo 松花堂弁当 Shokado Bento Lunchbox from Kyoto

Devil's tongue (konnyaku) Konjak plant and food. Japan

"May Day" in England (mee dii) Japan. International Workers' Day

Pleiades (matariki) Maori, New Zealand. (subaru, Japan)

"butterbur like KYARA aloeswood" (kyarabuki) Japan

Wimbledon Tennis Championship Tournament, Grand Slam England

Acacia blossoms Yemen, Japan

Musoo-Ki 夢窓忌 (むそうき), Soseki Ki Memorial Day for Muso Kokushi Soseki and the ZUIKI taro festival

Taro root (sato-imo, taro imo) Japan. Philippines (gabi). Taro-Kartoffel

Hawthorn and Firethorn (sanzashi) Crataegus and Pyracanthus. Japan, Europe

Red Beans, "small beans" , adzuki (azuki 小豆 )

hon-i, hon'i 本意 (ほんい) the basic meaning the traditional poetic essence. Haiku Theory

tamanegi 玉葱 (たまねぎ) round onion and many more summer vegetables
shallot, tomato, eggplant, etc.

Humanity and Observances, two important categories for HAIKU

Bullsnake, bull snake (Pituophis catenifer sayi) North America

Berry, berries ... names of trees, shrubs and the fruit itself

Dengaku 田楽 dance and food

VEGETABLE SAIJIKI

Deer (shika), fawn in all seasons

Sushi, popular food Japan

Fukagawa, a suburb of Edo/Tokyo Japan

Field cricket, Gryllus campestris Europe

Conger eel (anago) Congriscus megastomus. Japan. Meeraal.

Pike, pike conger, pike eel (hamo) Muraenesox cinereus. dragontooth. Japan

Wasabi, japanese horseradish Japanischer Meerrettich

Tosa Nikki, Tosa Diary by Kin no Tsurayuki ... and some manju sweets

Myoga Ginger (myooga) 茗荷 (みょうが). Zingi-Ingwer

Ekiben, station lunch box day, April 10

shunrai, spring thunder 春雷

Hanakae Matsuri 花換祭 / 花換祭り Flower-exchanging festival at shrine Kanesaki-gu, Fukui prefecture, and the sakura cherry blossom cookies

Tundra, Siberia, Hokkaido, Okinawa etc... topics for haiku

Bison, American Bison

One Day Saijiki, a KIGO list
Morning, Midday (daytime), Evening, Night

Trumpet tree, golden yellow trumpet tree (Tabebuia chrysantha) India

Paperbark tree, Melaleuca honey myrtles, punk tree. Australia

Lorikeet, Australian lorikeets (Trichoglossus haematodus) Rainbow lorikeets. Australia

Blue Triangle butterfly, bluebottle (Graphium sarpedon choredon) Australia

Twilight, dusk (kure) Japan. Worldwide

Konnyaku plant and food (Amorphophallus konjac) . Elephant jam Japan

Parijaat blossoms, Night Jasmine (Nyctanthes arbor-tristis ) Parijat blossoms. India

Masaki Yuuko, Yuko Masaki 正木 ゆう子 (1952 - )
also about the avoidance of negative verbs

Morning Market (asa ichi, asa-ichi, asaichi 日本三大朝市) Morgenmarkt Japan

Ides of March Italy. March 15.

Corbicula from Seta (Seta shijimi) and the Seta Bridge at Lake Biwa

Sakurai Baishitsu 桜井梅室 (1769-1852)

Warmth (atataka), feeling warm in spring (shundan) Japan

Garlic (ninniku 蒜 (にんにく(ニンニク)) ) Japan. Knoblauch

Shark (same 鮫 (さめ)) Japan. Haifisch

Tide, ebb and flood (shio, ushio) ... KIGO LIST

Scorpion (sasori) Japan. Skorpion

Cauliflower, broccoli, komatsuna, naganegi leek, and more winter vegetables
Also spring, summer and autumn vegetables.

Sardines (iwashi,hishiko and more) Japanese Anchovy Japan. KIGO LIST. Sardinen

Plums, pickled plums (umeboshi) Japan. and more tsukemono pickled food

momiji tenpura もみじ天ぷら/ 紅葉の天ぷら) Maple leaves sweet tempura
from the town of Mino 箕面 near Osaka.

Worm, worms and earthworm (mimizu) Japan. Regenwurm

Ehomaki Sushi Roll (ehoomaki 恵方巻き) for Setsubun, February 3.

Stimulation of the brain through poetry ... ... smell the coffee !

Wasambon sweets (wasanbon) Japan. Shikoku.

Kasai Bridge (Kasaibashi) Tokyo, Japan

Kanbutsu 乾物 kambutsu dried food items Getrocknete Lebensmittel ... a LIST

Super Bowl Sunday North America, New England

Yakumi やくみ (薬味) spices and condiments

Vegetables from Kyoto (kyooyasai, kyoyasai, kyosai) Japan

Paradise (gokuraku) Japan

Winter Kigo from Canada Arctic Fox, Chickadee, Lemmings, Lesser Snow Goose, Wolverine

Spring moon, moon in spring (haru no tsuki) ... various KIGO

Oatmeal porridge, congee, mushWorldwide. Rice gruel (kayu), rice soup with ingredients (zoosui) : Japan

Shokuyoo no hana 食用の花 Edible blossoms, edible flowers

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Myrrh (Commiphora myrrha) Yemen

cha no hana 茶の花 (ちゃのはな) tea blossoms Japan

Nettle tree (enoki) Japan

Dinner, dining, eating ... and more worldwide

Shoochuu 焼酎 (しょうちゅう) Shochu, strong distilled liquor, Schnaps


..................................................................... November 2008

Rabbit, hare (usagi), snow rabbit (yukiusagi) Japan
Kaninchen, Hase

Firefly squid (hotaruika, hotaru ika ホタルイカ(蛍烏賊))

Ika ... squid dishes

Fish roe dishes (hararago) Japan

Mamakari ままかり Fish dishes from Okayama

Satsumaimo, satsuma imo 薩摩薯(さつまいも)sweet potatoes

Uni 海胆 (うに) sea urchin and sea urchin roe (uni 雲丹). Seeigel

Kani 蟹料理 CRAB dishes Krabben.

Horse meat, baniku (ばにく/ 馬肉) basashi, sakuranabe

BUTA ... Pig and Pork (buta, ton 豚 ぶた)

Daruma Ramen, raamen ラーメン Chinese noodle soup

Ainu Food アイヌ料理

Tosa no Inakazushi (inaka sushi) 土佐の田舎寿司 sushi from the countryside of Tosa


..................................................................... October 2008

Ogata Korin Memorial Day (koorin ki)

Winter honey ... Yemen

Sunbirds... India

Pillow (makura, kukurimakura) Japan

Lobster Decoration (kazari-ebi, Ise-ebi kazaru ) Japan

Stone fish, bullhead (okoze)Fish. Japan

Leek (naganegi) green onions, scallion, porree Japan

Itokoni いとこ煮 boiled pumpkin with red beans Yamaguchi

Kiritanpo (kiritampo) きりたんぽ skewers of mashed rice. Japan

Inkstone (suzuri) Japan


..................................................................... September 2008

World Heart Day September 28

Night of Power, Lailatul Qadr / Lailat-Ul-Qadr Yemen

Shichirin 七輪 portable cooking stove Japan

Onigiri おにぎり rice balls Japan

Hanbaiki 販売機 vending maschines for food Japan

Praise, flattery (homekotoba, o-joozu) Japan

Eel dishes (unagi) Japan. Some are kigo

Burdock root (gobo, goboo) Japan. Arctium lappa

Sansai 山菜  Mountain vegetables
. . . Including
Hahakogusa 母子草(ははこぐさ) sweet cudweed
Kogomi こごみ kind of fern
Nobiru のびる (野蒜) wild rocambole
Tsukushi 土筆(つくし)horsetail plant
Warabi わらび(蕨) bracken, fern
Zenmai 薇(ぜんまい) Japanese Royal Fern
Mori no Megumi, Bountiful food from the Forest

Momotaro Nabe ... Peach Boy HodgepodgeMomotaro Haiku by Issa

Dumplings of all kinds (dango) Japan. Mitarashi dango

Yaseuma, "thin horse" wheat noodles from Oita

Fast Food Gourmet ... the Japanese Version

Inari Sushi (inarizushi) Japan

Kanro-Ni, kanroni, sweet simmering Japan

Tsukuda-ni, Tsukudani ... simmered in sweet soy sauce Japan

Konchu Ryori, konchuu ryoori Insects as food

Citrus fruits (kankitsu rui) Japan
mikan, ponkan, hassaku, sudachi, daidai, kabosu, iyokan, sudachi, yuzu, oranges and others

Interesting, exciting, entertaining, amusing ... (omoshiro ya) Japan

Hara hachibu ... eating only 80% of your capacity an Okinawan diet

Breakfast (asagohan, asameshi) Japan

Kitchen (daidokoro) Japanese Kitchen

Trout and sweetfish (ayu, masu, iwana and more) and salmon (benimasu) and yamame Japan

Hamaguri, clam shells, venus clams Venusmuscheln

Tsukiji, the big fish market in Tokyo Tsukiji shijoo

SHUN ... Specialities of the Season

Spring Chrysanthemum (shungiku) Japan

Rape flower pickles (nahanazuke)/ nanohana rapeseed flower dishes Japan

Hitashi, Ohitashi ... quickly boiled vegetables Japan

Cod (tara) and various food items Japan

Kogawa Festival, Kogawa Sai Wakayama, Japan

Brazier (jiko) Kenya

Sambosa, samosa Food during the Ramadan. Yemen

Ameyoko Cheap shopping alley, from Ueno to Okachimachi.

Mikan, mandarin orange, tangerine Japan

Senbei, sembei 煎餅 (せんべい) rice crackers, sweet and salty

Godairiki san festival at temple Daigoji Kyoto, Japan

Golden Pavillion, Kinkaku-ji Kyoto, Japan

GHANA SAIJIKI

..................................................................... August 2008

Pivot ... its use in waka and haiku

Woodstock Festival North America

Kamakhya Temple near Guwahati in Assam India.
And other pilgrimages worldwide.

GHANA SAIJIKI


..................................................................... July 2008

Sweat (ase) Japan. Perspiration, transpiration and related kigo

Asakayama ... 安積山 Mountain near Koriyama, Fukushima pref. Matsuo Basho on his way ...

Demon's gate (kimon) ... Japan

Dinner tray (zen), box tray (hako zen) ... Japan

Nishiyama Soin and the Danrin School (Soo-In) 西山宗因, 談林派

Lottery, lottery ticket (takarakuji) Japan

Melon / cool melon / watermelon Yemen

Flood (koozui, aki demizu) .. Japan. Floods, flooding. Worldwide.



..................................................................... June 2008

Karma, the Net of Indra ... Indra Net, Inter Net ... :)

Indian paintbrush (Castilleja) North America

WKD : New England Saijiki

Naked Festivals (Hadaka Matsuri) Japan. LIST

Yui Town Big Drum Festival (O-Taiko Matsuri ) Japan

Urasa Naked Festival at Temple Fukoo-Ji (Urasa no Doo Oshi) Japan

Jazz Music North America

Violett and Purple : MURASAKI in Haiku Lady Murasaki Shikibu

Chameleon, Veiled chameleon (Chamaeleo calyptratus) Yemen

Shrine Tada Jinja ... and Matsuo Basho

Rice gruel (kayu) Japan

Toji, Temple Too-Ji in Kyoto Japan

Independence Day, June 12, 1898Philippines

Swallowtail butterflies (agehachoo) Yemen, Japan

Elm tree (Ulmus) Europa, North America

Kasuga Shrine Festivals (Kasuga matsuri, Wakamiya On Matsuri)

Rhode Island USA

Kuromori Kabuki ... 黒森歌舞伎 (くろもりかぶき ) Yamagata prefecture. Japan

Donzuki Matsuri ... どんづき祭 "Body throwing festival", Niigata, Japan

Hasedera no Tada-oshi ... 長谷寺のただ押し (はせでらのただおし)Hasedera Temple Festival, Sakurai, Nara, Japan

Takewari Matsuri ... 竹割祭 (たけわりまつり) Bamboo splitting festival. Japan

Kashihara matsuri ... 橿原祭 Kashihara Shrine Festival. Japan

Towns of India and haiku India

Dream (yume), First Dream (hatsuyume) Japan

Official, minor official (yakunin, koyakunin) Japan, Edo period

Kato Shuson (1905-1993)

Sand, hot sand (nessa) Japan


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Family altar, Buddhist family altar (butsudan) Japan

Spikemoss (iwahiba, iwamatsu) Japan. Sellaginella tamariscina

Iris, bearded Iris (Iris albicans) Yemen

Paper clothing, paper robes (kamiko) Japan

White Dew (shiratsuyu) Japan

Lawn, grass, turf (shiba) Japan. ... and related kigo

New Year Arrow (hamaya) Japan

Goto Takatoshi Takatoshi Gotoh

Trillium family of flowers (kinugasa soo) .. Japan. North America

Delhi, Old Delhi, New Delhi. India

Bombay, Mumbai . India

Lucknow . India

Kumano Road (Kumano Kodo Japan

Saga Dawa / Vesak Celebrations Buddhist Communities

Rhododendron (shakunage, sekinan ) Japan

Shimabara no taiyuu no doochuu ...  Shimabara Geisha Procession (Kyoto)
Shimabara taiyuu no doochuu

Miyako Odori .. "Dance of the Capital" in Kyoto

Naniwa Odori ... Naniwa Dance in Osaka

Haru Matsuri .. Spring Festival. General

Azuma Odori .. Azuma Dance, Tokyo Dance

Kamogawa Odori .. Kamogawa Dance in Kyoto
Garden (niwa), Park (teien, tei-en) Japanese Garden, Zen Garden ...

Storehouse, warehouse (kura, dozoo) Japan

Masahide, Mizuta Masahide (1657-1723)

Shushiki (Shuushiki 秋色) (1668-1725)

Hi no Oka Pass (Hi no Oka Tooge) Japan

Sand skiing, dune skiing Yemen

Pinewood Derby North America

Barangay Fiesta Philippines. and The Santacruzan

Haiku Sweets (haika 俳菓) Japan

Ghosts (yookai, bakemono) Japan

Imagination in Haiku ... Theory

San Miguel Beer Philippines

Straw hats (dholas, kofias and hadrami) Yemen

Sunflower (himawari) Japan. Europa. North America

Four Directions (toozai nanboku)East, West, North, South

Dontaku .. Dontaku Festival in Hakata, Japan

Go, a board game, igo 囲碁 (Japan)

Green Week, Greenery Day (midori no shuukan, midori no hi) Japan

Cassia blossoms (Cassia fistula) India. ... amaltaas, bendra lathi, aragvadha and other names

Cockroach (gokiburi, aburamushi) Japan
..... and more summer insects and little animals ...

Turtle, turtoise (kame) Japan

Grains, the five grains (gokoku) Japan

Deutzia blossoms (u no hana, unohana) Japan

Bataan Beach, Bataan Day Philippines

Buddha's Birthday, Flower Festival, Flower Hall (kanbutsu-e, kambutsu-e, shuuni-e, hanamatsuri, hana midoo   Japan. sweet tea (amacha) and more

Utamakura, Place Names in Japanese Poetry "Poetry Pillow Words", makurakotoba

PLACE NAMES used in Haiku Japan and Worldwide


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Nozawa Boncho 野沢 凡兆 (Nozawa Bonchoo, 1640? - 1714) and his wife Tome, Ukoo 羽紅

Bulbul bird (hiyodori) Japan, Yemen, Kenya and other regions

Grouse, snow grouse, "Thunderbird" (raichoo) Japan

Fish Market Philippines

Airlie Beach Australia

Olympic Games Olympics

Malaysia Haiku

Tourist, sightseer, traveller, visitor ... worldwide

Larks, various types Yemen

Beans in autumn kigo ... the plants also Peanuts plants. Ingen Mame.

Taal Lake Philippines

Tawilis (Sardinella tawilis) Philippines

Peanuts Japan, Philippines

Scilla, Siberian Squill (Scilla Sibirica) Russia, Europe.

Coconuts, Coconut palms Philippines, India

Higashiyama Culture and Haiku

Japanese Culture Week, 2008 Kenya

Ageing ... Kenya

Milkfish (Chanos chanos) also called Bangus. Boneless Bangus. Philippines

Flamingo Yemen

Snack served with tea (cha no ko, o-cha no ko) Japan

Botamochi Rice Cakes (Botamochi) Japan
Botamochi Ceremony

Water dragon, Physignathus lesueurii Australia


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Herring (nishin) Japan. Koorai Iwashi

Flame of the Forest (Butea monosperma, Delonix regia) Two Trees with orange blossoms

Tibet

Migrant fishermen (watari gyofu) Hokkaido, Japan

Irrigation Ceremony (minakuchi matsuri, nawashiro matsuri) Japan

Will-o'-the-wisp (kitsunebi, onibi) Japan

Groundbreaking ceremony (jichinsai, jimatsuri) Japan

Dawn in spring, Spring morning light (shungyoo, haru no akebono)
Spring morning (haru no asa, haru no akatsuki) and others

Holi Festival.. Dol Yatra (the Swing Festival)India. Also introducing Chillum and Bhang.

Jelly strips (tokoroten) Japanese Food

Blind Woman from Echigo (Echigo goze) Japan. Introducing haiku from Echigo

Manzai (New Year's Comic Performance) Japan

Polar bear = ours polaire (ou « ours blanc » ) Canada. Eisbär

Husky = chien de traîneau (ou « husky ») Canada

Kuroda Momoko 黒田杏子 Haiku Poetess

Chichibu Festival (Chichibu Matsuri
Chichibu Night Festival (Chichibu Yomatsuri)

Kobo Daishi Kukai (Kooboo Daishi Kuukai) and Esoteric Buddhism Japan

Neem blossoms, neem tree, magosa (Azadirachta indica) India. And Ugadi Pachadi

Saigyo Hoshi Memorial Day (Saigyoo Ki) Japan. Saigyoo Hooshi

Nightingale singing competition (uguisu awase) Japan.

Arii Shokyu-Ni(1713-1781) "the Nun Shokyu". Nagamatsu Nami, Kohakuan.
Kohakuan Fufuu, Arii Fufuu (1702 - 1762), her husband
Chomu (Choomu) 蝶夢 (1732 - 1796), a Buddhist priest shookyuuni shokyuuni shokyu ni

Kite, black kite, Milan noir (tobi, tombi) Japan. Milvus migrans

Amihan and Habagat Monsoon Philippines

Boomerang Australia

Insects awaken, insects come out, bugs come out, bugs wake up, insects appear again, insects stir (keichitsu) Insects wake up. Japan
..... Frost descends (sookoo)

Matsushima 松島Japan

Leap day, leap year (2008) February 29

Bud of trees, treebuds (ko no me, konome) Japan

Bat (koomori, kawahori) Japan

Stone wall (stonewall) (ishigaki) Japan


..................................................................... February 2008

Wheat and Barley (mugi) and related kigo Japan

Coral Tree Blossoms (Erythrina indica) Tiger's claw, Sunshine Tree. India

Common cold and flu (kaze) coughing, sneezing, God of the Cold. Japan, worldwide

Water tank (As-Saharieg) Yemen

Desert rose (Adenium obesum). Yemen

Utsu no Yama, Mount Utsu, Mt. Utsu near Okabe in Shizuoka, Japan

Three treasures of Haiku and ISSA

Temple Saimyo-Ji and Issa

I, the first person (ware, watakushi, ore) used in haiku Japan

Donald Keene

Prickly Pear Cactus, Opuntia Family . Yemen, North America

. . . . . Pakistan ... Haiku in Pakistan

Desert, sand desert Yemen

Canna lily Yemen

Dates, ripe dates from the Date Palm (Phoenix dactylifera) Yemen

Eid Al-Kabir, Aid Al Kabir Yemen

Khat, Catha edulis, chewing khat Yemen


..................................................................... January 2008

YEMEN SAIJIKI

Jasmine Yemen

Oleander (kyoochikutoo) Japan. Yemen

Rose of Sharon (mukuge) / Hibiscus (bussooge) Japan. Yemen

Toribeno Cemetery in Kyoto Japan

Sumidagawa River Tokyo, Japan

Tao Yuanming To Enmei, Chinese poet 365 - 427 陶淵明

Takeda Butsugai Fusen ... 1795~1867

Kamikaze, Divine Wind Japan

Dalia (daria) Japan, India

Salt (shio) and salted winter food Japan

Issa and the God of Poverty (bimbogami)

Naito Joso (Naito Joosoo 内藤丈草) (1662 - 1704)

Tattoo, Tatoo (irezumi, horimono) Japan

Garlic chives (nira) and its blossoms (nira no hana) Japan

Balls, decorative hand balls (temari) Japan. Ball catching song, ball bouncing song (temari uta)

KAMASU : straw back, tobacco pouch, Pacific sandeel (Ammodytes personatus) Japan

Swan (hakuchoo) Japan

Fatsia japonica blossoms (yatsude no hana) Japan, Japanese Aralia

Iida Ryuta (Iida Ryouta) 1920-2007
Iida Dakotsu, his father (1885 - 1962)

Buddha Dainichi Nyorai Ceremonies and kigo

First Day of the Tiger (Hatsu Tora ) Japan. visit to Kurama Temple in Kyoto on the first day of the tiger: Kurama hatsu tora mairi .. and related kigo

Pongal Spring Festival India. Kolam decorations.

Boma Homesteads Kenya

Juuni Shinshoo 十二神将 Twelve Heavenly Generals, 12 Warrior Generals

Bishamonten, Tamonten (Vaishravana) Japan. Bishamonten Festival, Messenger of Bishamonten

Song, singing (uta) Japan. A list of kigo.

First Poetry Meeting at court(utakai hajime)

Eid Al-kabir on the pilgrimage to Mekka

Lotus Temple Delhi

Issa and O-Take Nyorai お竹如来

... Kamakura, a Haiku Town in Japan

Flamingo Gulf of Aden

Night work (yonabe) Japan

Mallet for good luck (fuku tsuchi) Japan. Mallet for pounding cloth (kinuta)

Fulling block (kinuta) Japan.Pounding cloth. Mallet for beating straw (wara kinuta) and more

Onomatopoetic Words used in Haiku

Boxing Day Australia, New Zealand, UK

Basho and the Ukimido Floating Hall, Lake Biwa

Australian Seasons ...

Seasons Beginning ... Japan, a KIGO list

Long Life Ceremony (enjusai ) Japan

Inahata Teiko (1931 -)
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..................................................................... December 2007

Year coming to an end . activities ... ... with many KIGO
preparations for the New Year, toshi yooi
cleaning at the end of the year, kure no sooji
cleaning off soot, susu harai
party to forget the old year, boonenkai
giving Year End presents, seibo iwai
paying the last tax money, nengu osame
"holidays for the Year End", nenmatsu kyuuka
.......... and many many more

Buildings tall and famous, skyscrapers wordwide

Computer and Haiku

Ships, boats (fune) ... Japan. A KIGO list

Pain (itami) Japan

Haiku in Bangladesh

Verbs used in SPRING KIGO ... A long list

Verbs used in Haiku ... Some theory

Poppy flowers (keshi no hana) Japan

Woman, Women and related KIGO

Numbers used in Kigo Japan

Little New Year .. ko shoogatsu (January 15) Japan. Women's New Year (onna shoogatsu, me shoogatsu)

Ancestors New Year (Hotoke Shoogatsu) Japan

Cheese Europe, worldwide

Laughing, Lucky Laugh (fuku warai) First laugh (hatsu warai). first cry (hatsu naki). Japan

Aso, Mount Aso Kyushu, Japan

Trees as haiku topics ... ... and kigo with trees

Inoue Shiro, Haiku Poet 1742 - 1812. Japan

Pissing (shooben) Japan and worldwide

Beech tree / Fagus sylvatica Ireland, Europe

Ogawa Haritsu (1663~1747) . Haiku Poet and Artist

Tomiyasu Fusei (Fuusei) (1885 - 1979)

Faith and prayer, expressed in haiku .. Join the Discussion !

Illness, disease and haiku

MOUSE, Year of the Mouse / Rat ! Japan in 2008


..................................................................... November 2007

Mitsuhashi Toshio (1920–2001)

Snipe (shigi) birds Japan

Sato KorokuHaiku Poet of Japan. (1874 - 1949)

Yugiri Memorial Day (Yuugiri Ki) and the Tale of Genji Japan

Kitamura Kigin Day

Bojo Toshiki 坊城俊樹 (Haiku Poet)

Railway Haiku Train station, Platform ... related words.

Numbers used in Haiku Japan. From ONE to NINE and then onward.

Gioo, Memorial Day for Gio the Dancer (Gioo Ki) Japan

Naito Meisetsu 内藤鳴雪 Memorial Day (Meisetsu Ki), Japan

Mitsuhashi Takajo 三橋鷹女 (1899-1972)

Memorial Days of Famous People ..... WORLDWIDE SAIJIKI

Museum Haiku about Paintings and Painters

. Autumn dusk, autumn twilight (aki no kure) Japan

Autumn deepens (aki fukashi)

Fate, my life circumstances, my life (mi no ue) Japan

Robin, the Bird American Robin (Turdus migratorius) . European Robin (Erithacus rubecula)

Millet (awa, hie) Japan. Foxtail millet (awa) and barn millet (hie)

Seven Herbs of Autumn (aki no nanakusa)Japan. Seven Flowers of Autumn, Seven Grasses of Autumn

Platanus (sycamore) Europe, other areas. Momijiba-suzukake (London plane tree)

Election Day, Polling Day Trinidad and Tobago, worldwide

Ishida Hakyo (Ishida Hakyoo) (1913-1969)

Autumn deepens (aki fukashi) Japan. Basho's famous haiku translations

Tatami floor mats Japan

Oden hodgepodge stew Japan

Pampas grass (susuki) during the year Japan



..................................................................... October 2007

Church worldwide

Nio, Deva Kings

Cold weather in autumn, winter and spring . . KIGO LIST

Kasamori Inari Fox God, mud dumplings and the smallpox Japan

Winter Ascetic Practises (kangyoo) Japan

Lamplight in various seasons Japan

Fudo Myo-O, the Wisdom King

Summer clothing .. a KIGO list !
light underwear, short pants, aloha shirts, summer dresses, yukata, you name it ...

Sweet Osmanthus (kinmokisei, ginmokusei ) Japan. Sweet Olive, Tea Olive, Fragrant Olive. (Osmanthus fragrans)

Chill, chill wind worldwide

Canadian Thanksgiving

Arusha Tanzania

Hell’s Gate National Park Kenya

Ashigara Mountain and the Kintaro Legend Japan

Wabi and Sabi (wabi sabi) Japanese Aesthetics of Solitude

Kanji Characters and Studying Haiku

DEFINITIONS ... Trying to define HAIKU ...

Canada Day, July 1

Sugita Hisajo (1890-1946)

Footnotes - for translations and regional haiku

Tachibana Hokushi (1665-1718)


..................................................................... September 2007

Raw fish, sashimi, sushi and .. rice balls (onigiri) Japan

Canadian SAIJIKI Canadiens

Canadian Thanksgiving

Straw sandals (zoori) Japan

Joy, pleasure (ureshisa, tanoshisa)kigo and topic

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Seasons coming to an end .. relevant kigo for all seasons

Kenyan seasons .. .. .. A discussion !

Basho / Oku no Hosomichi ... 2007

Sky (sora, ten)Japan. Many related kigo.

Star (hoshi), shooting star (nagareboshi), Big Dipper Japan. Many related KIGO !

Sumo Wrestling and related kigo

Eggplant, aubergine (nasu) (Japan. Eggplant Horse decorations (nasu uma) for o-Bon.

Juzudama 数珠玉 "Beads of the Rosary" Job's tears, a plant. and more about the rosary in Japan!

Nikko Rice Eating Ceremony Gohanshiki. Ceremony of eating large bowls of rice.
also: large food portions (yamamori)
also: mountain warden (yamamori)

Bush clover (hagi) Japan

Martyrs’ Day Uganda

Rift Valley Kenya

bamboo blind (take sudare) .. summer sitting room (natsu zashiki), rattan chair (too isu) ... Japanese living in summer heat

Sulfur Butterfly Hawaii

Fuji, Mount Fuji Japan

Kawabata Bosha (Kawabata Boosha, Bousha) (1897-1941)


..................................................................... August 2007

Palanquin, sedan chair (kago) Japan

Pottery Lamp, ceramic lamp (katoo, gatoo) Japan

Suma and Iro-no-Hama Two famous poetry places in Japan

Loneliness (sabishisa) Japan

Hurricane Warning Trinidad and Tobago, Caribbean, other areas

Cease Fire Day (shuusen kinenbi) Japan. End of WW II

Emancipation Day Trinidad and Tobago

Silk (kinu), silkworm (kaiko) Japan. Many related kigo.
..... Including Mulberry, mulbery (kuwa).

Hydrangea (ajisai) Japan. Hortensia.



..................................................................... July 2007

Banana Kenya. "bashoo" in Japanese

Belgian National Day (Fête nationale de la Belgique)

Swift (Apus apus) Ireland, Europe

Withered fields (kareno, Kudarano) Japan. Fields in winter (fuyu no) and more.

Women's slope (onna-zaka). Slope for men (otoko-zaka) Japan

Cotoneaster
Ireland

Cormorant Ireland

Hazel catkins Ireland

Cornflower Ireland, Europe

YuleIreland

Rubber plantIreland

River mist Ireland

Samhain Festival Ireland

Meadowsweet Ireland

Gooseberry Ireland

Tarweed Ireland

Bog grasses Ireland

Redcurants Ireland, Europe

Bagworm (minomushi - "straw raincoat bug") Japan. Case moth, basketworm

Fleas and lice (nomi, shirami) louse. worldwide

Plums, ripe plums Kenya

Matonge Festival Belgium

Gishi-Sai 義士祭 . Memorial Ceremony for the 47 Samurai, graves of the 47 Ronin at Sengakuji

Bosatsu-Matsuri 菩薩祭 Bodhisattva Festival temple Soofuku-Ji in Nagasaki

Cactus (saboten) Dry areas

Passion Flower (tokeisoo) Japan. Other regions.

Edo, the town before it became Tokyo

Edo Castle and Haiku

Calligraphy (shodoo)


..................................................................... June 2007

Hote Matsuri 帆手祭 Sail-cord Festival. At Shiogama Shrine, Miyagi Pref.

Kappa Memorial Day Akutagawa Ryunosuke, Gaki Memorial Day. Japan

Cucumber (kyuuri) Japan
..... also: see cucumber (namako)

Fuchsia and tyrolean lamp Japan. フクシア, チロリアンランプ ‘Swing Bell’

Lily, Lilies (yuri) . Daylily (kanzoo) and many other types.
including : Licorice, liquorice (kanzoo)

Jasmin (matsurika, jasumin) Japan

Rose (bara) Worldwide

Goose, geese (kari, gan) . Japan, other areas

Forget-me-nots (wasurenagusa)Japan, Europa, Alaska

Bear (kuma)Japan. Bear hunters (matagi), Iomante Festival and many more

Water shield (junsai) Brasenia schreberi. Japan

Demon Hag, Baba Oni .. and Issa

Tsukuba Mountain, First view of Mount Tsukuba (hatsu Tsukuba) Japan

Mii-Dera, Mii Temple Japan

Buddha Statues and Haiku ... Daibutsu and Hotoke

Spring Cleaning . North America, Europe

"We Beat" FestivalTrinidad & Tobago

Matsumoto Koyuu-Ni and Baba Songi

Yasuhara Teishitsu

Miwa Suiu-Jo

Kubota Seifu (1783 - 1848) 久保田成布
..... Kubota Shunkoo 久保田春耕, her husband



..................................................................... May 2007

Yoshida Fire Festival (Yoshida himatsuri, Yoshida chinkasai) 吉田の火祭り
..... Fuji Sengen Jinja no Himatsuri 富士浅間神社の火祭り

Paulownia flowers (kiri no hana) Japan. P. tomentosa. "princess tree"

Scissor-tailed flycatcher North America. State bird of Oklahoma

Tsukuma Festival (Tsukuma matsuri ) Japan. Pot festival (nabe matsuri)...

Europe DayEuropa-Tag

Clover, Alfalfa, Milk VetchJapan

"Bamboo Wife" (chiku fujin) Asia. Bamboo sleeping companion.

Blanket (moofu) Japan. Quilt and more.


..................................................................... April 2007

Well, cleaning the well (ido zarashi) Japan

Earthquake (jishin) Japan, India, worldwide

Wax tree (haze) Japan. Japanese dace, a fish called haze

Peach blossoms (momo no hana) Japan. Genpei momo

Spring Orchids (shunran)Japap. Cymbidium goeringii

Easter Bonnet Kenya

Palm Sunday

Stars and the Night Sky in Kenya, 2007 A Challenge !

Asama Mountain in Shinano and Issa Haiku

Mountain temple (yamadera) Japan. Tempel with mountains (tera yama)

Dawn moon in autumn (ariakezuki) Japan.
moon in the morning, asazuki/moon left over, nokoru tsuki/mist in the morning, ariake gasumi

bedtime quilt, night quilt, padded kimono, yogi, kaimaki Japan

Chigo (temple acolytes) Japan

Chinese Medicine (kanpo, kampo) Japan. Koojusan

Perilla, beefsteak plant (shiso) Japan

Castle (shiro) Mountain Castle (yamashiro)Japan

"Dragon Jewel", dragon berry (ryuu no tama, Ophiopogon japonicus) Japan. Snakebeard, Mondo grass


..................................................................... March 2007

Wisteria (fuji) Japan. wisteria trellis, fujidana and more kigo

Willow robes (yanagi goromo, aoyagi) Japan. and more related spring cloths kigo (haru goromo)

Willow tree (yanagi)Japan. Many kigo throughout the seasons

Hassaku Harvest Festival, Hassaku sai, Hassaku no Iwai Japan
with many related kigo

Hassaku orange (hassaku kan) Japan

Moxabustion on the second day (futsuka no kyuu)Japan. February and August.

Jeepney Philippines

Maple Syrup North America

Sugar Moon / Sap Moon Full Worm - March Moon. Maple Moon.
North America and Canada. Making Maple Syrup.

Hosomi Ayako 細見綾子(1907~1997)

Today (kyoo), tomorrow (asu)Japan. This morning (kesa)

Ati-Atihan Festival Philippines

Spring at the beach (haru no umi) Japan. Related kigo:cherryblossom shrimp, sakura ebi.crabs of spring, shiomaneki. firefly squid, hotaru ika. gathering shellfish at low tide, shiohigari. poles for growing seaweed, norisoda.

Dog (inu)Japan. Various related kigo

Ego and Haiku Riddles and Haiku

The Gods of Japan and Haiku (kami to hotoke)

Octopus (tako) Japan. Also squid (ika)

Origami, folding paper Japan, worldwide

Beans and Peas (mame) Soybeans, Adzuki beans, broad beans (daizu, azuki, edamame, soramame)

Yin and Yang, Duality, Judgement a worldwide haiku topic

Genji Monogatari, The Tale of Genji 源氏物語 Japan

Form One entrants and monolisationKenya

Torch Fire Festival (Otomatsuri) Japan


..................................................................... February 2007

Beaver (Castor canadensis) Canada, North America

Whipbird ~ Psophodes olivaceus Australia

Jouvert (Carneval) Trinidad and Tobago

Morning star (myoojoo), evening star, venus Japan, worldwide

Love and Kigo

Gambling (bakuchi) Japan

Warrior (tsuwamono) Japan

Sun (dinesh) India

First Fire Brigade Parade (dezome shiki) Japan

Fire (kaji) Worldwide. Bushfire, wildfire, lookout for fire (hi no ban) and many other related kigo

My country, my province (waga kuni)Japan

"First spring" (hatsu haru) ... New Year in Japan

First shrine visit (hatsu moode) Japan.

First third of the year (joogen) Japan. Middle (chuugen), last (kagen) third.

January 20 Celebration (hatsuka iwai)

God of the Year (toshi toku jin) Japan. Toshigami and many more

Auspicious direction of the new year (ehoo) Japan. and many more

Beating the moles (mogura uchi) Japan

Tree fertility ritual (narikizeme) Japan

Okera Festival (okera mairi) Japan. Kyoto.

Fire Festivals

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First Haiku in 2007 ... Please add yours !

Kumbh Mela, Kumbmela, Kumbha Mela FestivalIndia

Mandarin Ducks (oshidori) Japan. Duck (kamo)

Pelican Australia, Kenya

Flamboyant Tree (Delonix regia) Kenya

Tipu tree (Tipuana tipu) Kenya

Parade of the bands Trinidad and Tobago

Three Kings Day , Epiphany Europe, Christian communities

IRELAND, IRISH SAIJIKI

... Water in various kigo

Water clears, clear water (mizu sumu) Japan

Storm, Gale in Europa

Suzuki Masajo

Shrine day (shanichi) Japan. For the God of the Earth (tsuchi no kami)

Laughter, laughing, first laughter (hatsu warai) Japan. Ebisu.
..... First smile

Chidambaram Dance Festival India, Tamil Nadu. Shiva dance Festival

St. Stephen’s Day Europe, christian communities

Short Rains, a Haiku Season in Kenya

Winter Solstice in Ireland

Frangipani, PlumeriaAustralia, India

Year's End Fair (toshi no ichi) Japan

Bird droppings (tori no fun)

My country, my province (waga kuni)

Global warming, climate changes

Flower heart (hana gokoro)

Plum Blossoms Fragrance (ume ga ka)

New Year's Soup (zooni)

BeachWorldwide. Surfing.

Hermit, Mountain hermits, sennin 仙人

Sensei, a Japanese Haiku Teacher . and how about the situation outside Japan.


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Use the search function provided at these archives to look for a kigo or synonym of it. These archives contain all kigo collected so far in the various saijiki of the World Kigo Database.


If you find a mistake, please contact me for corrections.


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