sunlit bank
a leek pushes through
the sound of water

hiutsuri no seseragi ni nira oshiidenu

haiku - Andrew Riutta
haiga - Mary Rodning
translation - Hiromi Inoue
calligraphy - Shisen
bamboo flute - Choshi

Andrew Riutta
Michigan, USA

Andrew lives in northern Michigan, along with his wife and their four year old daughter. He has been writing for fifteen years. Some of his poetic influences include Nagata Koi, Ko Un, T.S. Eliot, and Jim Harrison. A selection of his poems were recently translated into Portuguese for the World Haiku Club.