July 20, 2014

Southern Sea - haiku without words

When rain clouds drift away, showing large patches of blue sky and bright sun shine, I begin to think of my days on a southern island. Here is my mental image of Hanauma Bay on Oahu. 我が心のハナウマ湾。

July 19, 2014

About to fall-haiku without words

My father, 92 year-old, is becoming more and more frail these days.He still has will to live, but the body seems to say otherwise. I need to prepare myself to meet the inevitable, soon.92歳の父。ぼちぼち、心の準備を。



July 17, 2014

Departure - haiku without words

A touch of surrealism here; American carriage convined with Italian cityscape and locomotive. Some of you might related it to paintings by Giorgio de Chirico, and René Magritte.

July 16, 2014

Harrington Q --haiku without words

The newest member of my family is just starting to toddle. He seems very happy to be vertical just like the rest of us, and to see things with higher view point. Harrington, by the way, is a name of the font.

July 12, 2014

Yellow Bird, Haiku without words

Though there is no haiku here, Harry Belafomte was singing "Yellow Bird" in my head while I was making this illustration.


March 5, 2014

Art poster for a preschool

The words are the lyric of the preschool song. In a way, this is a haiga, too.