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Michiko Oishi

Michiko Oishi

Born: August 02 in Tokyo, Japan
Resides: Montpelier, Vermont, USA
E-mail: oishi (at) comcast (dot) net

A native of Tokyo, Japan, Michiko Oishi writes Haiku and Tanka in Japanese and co-translates them with Judith Chalmer in Vermont.

Books Published: Michiko Oishi is the author and co-translator of a bilingual book of haiku and tanka, Red Fish Alphabet [Akasatana Aksakana] (Honami Syoten: Tokyo, 2008).

Selected Work
shining track
new bike
new grass
faint footsteps
of the wind
path of fallen leaves
strawberry feast
blushing up
cheeks and white shirts
school bus
pulls up
snowball fight melts
fall cloud
a child draws
flapping away
one kitchen drawer
spring stands by

Credits: All selections are from Red Fish Alphabet [Akasatana Aksakana] (Honami Syoten: Tokyo, 2008), written and co-translated with Judith Chalmer.

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