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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
cleaned
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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