Saturday, March 31, 2012

I visited Kuopio. My friend was buried there. Finnish text is something like this:

path to the grave -
a returning

Saturday, March 24, 2012

Found it?
The secret

Sunday, March 18, 2012



Thawing means by Webster to go from a frozen to a liquid state


An economy crisis thawed
into bankers' pockets?
St Patrick's Day.

It was yesterday 17th March. Is it enough for a kigo?

After a classic winter - with some snow and some freezing period the nature is thawing. Snows running away from us.

from the streets -
March thaw

Thursday, March 15, 2012

The trains don't whistle anymore. I visited yesterday Helsinki for a short meeting. Got a pencil and wrote these, this one was #1:

from an old snow -
bird whistling

I did not like the word "smell". Scent? Stink? What aroma snow's got? Then #2:

old snow
ebbing away -
a black bird!

The train was late. I checked the time and got slightly nervous. When arrived at Helsinki main railway station our train was 7 minutes late! When returning later back to Turku I wrote #3:

this year
melting snows seemingly
missing the train

When I was back at home again I was not at all worried how to make yourself clear in haiku-writing.

The black bird? - Perhaps just a rapid shadow?

Tuesday, March 13, 2012

in a puddle -
melting snow

Monday, March 05, 2012


O, sunny March

Where did you come?
white snow left


and over there

Saturday, March 03, 2012

busy tree
not yet ready
for crows' nesting

This idea I got from Magyars:

Thursday, March 01, 2012

1st of March -
a snowflake
taking a bath