Who is Masaoki Shiki

...
Read Full Biography


Masaoki Shiki Poems

  • Haiku 13
    spring rain:
    browsing under an umbrella
    at the picture-book store
    ...
  • Haiku 02
    the tree cut,
    dawn breaks early
    at my little window
    ...
  • Haiku 01
    In the coolness
    of the empty sixth-month sky...
    the cuckoo's cry.
    ...
  • Tanka 11
    I remember plucking
    buds of bush clover
    long ago with
    Satsuma geta on my feet and ...
  • Haiku 03
    scatter layer
    by layer, eight-layered
    cherry blossoms!
    ...
Read All Poems


Top 10 most used topics by Masaoki Shiki

Haiku 12 Spring 5 Moon 3 Water 3 Long 2 Rain 2 Autumn 2 Deep 2 Night 2 Face 2


Masaoki Shiki Quotes

Read All Quotes


Comments about Masaoki Shiki

  • Lysapoet: as the weather warms a favourite from masaoki shiki... spring day a long line of footprints on the sandy beach
  • Faust89823700: masaoki shiki - tanka 08 to every needle of the needled pine it clings— the pearl white dew, forming but to scatter, scattering but to form
Read All Comments

Write your comment about Masaoki Shiki


Poem of the day

Bliss Carman and Richard Hovey Poem
In A Silence
 by Bliss Carman and Richard Hovey

Heart to heart!
And the stillness of night and the moonlight, like hushed breathing
Silently, stealthily moving across thy hair!

O womanly face!
Tender and strong and lucent with infinite feeling,
Shrinking with startled joy, like wind-struck water,
And yet so frank, so unashamed of love!
...

Read complete poem

Popular Poets