chanokeburi

the flowing sound of haiku by Lucia Fontana

SILLOGE DEL GIRASOLE : SUNFLOWER ANTHOLOGY

6 haiku il sole a picco — polveroso silenzio sui girasoli blazing sun — / dusty silence / on sunflowers Anna Maria Domburg … chini col peso di troppi gonfi semi — i girasoli bent by the weight / of too swollen seeds — / sunflowers Maurizio Petruccioli … fruscio di steli — girasoli nel campo alti alla luce stems swish — / sunflowers in the field / hight in the light Oscar Luparia … luna d’agosto — le prime foglie secche del girasole august moon — / first dried leaves / of the sunflowers Angiola Inglese … lunga la notte — sui girasoli negri lucciole sparse long is the night — / on burnt sunflowers / shed fireflies Caterina Sale … pioggia all’aurora : un girasole dorme e sogna il sole rain at sunrise : a sunflower sleeps / and dreams the sun Lucia Fontana Translations in English by Lucia Fontana Shibata Zeshin, Grasshopper and sunflower, c. 1877

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mare in tumulto

mare in tumulto muggisce lo scirocco dentro i caruggi riot sea the sirocco mooing into the alleys Lucia Fontana      

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