Abraham Freddy Ben-Arroyo

Born 1924 in Sofia, Bulgaria
Living in Haifa, Israel
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time stands still empty church

The Best of Mijikai Haiku 2013

 

on cold stone and red poppies bleeding soldier

 

 

Bones No.1, December 2012

 

black umbrellas walking under rainy skies

 

 

Bones No.2, June 2013

 

exhilarant orange blossom I'm still alive scent

 

 

Asahi Haikuist Netwotk, Nov. 15, 2013

 

high heeling long legged beauty

 

 

The Best of Mijikai Haiku, 2012

 

Sabbatical

just one key

in my pocket

 

 

שנת שבתון

רק מפתח אחד

בכיסי

 

Published in Ardea Issue 3

 

swallows and minarets

shooting through the sky

in Sarajevo

 

Notes from the Gean, December 2011, Vol. 3, Issue 3

 

which switch

for that light?

new home

 

The Mainichi Daily News, December 29, 2011

 

equinox-

trimming my moustache

spring-mode now

 

The Mainichi Daily News, May 26, 2012

 

I was young then –

climbing in thin air

Machu Picchu

 

Multiverses 1.1 June, 2012

 

Dostoevsky and I

strolling in St. Petersburg then

white nights

 

The Mainichi Daily News, September 19, 2012

 

spam retrieved love letter

 

The Best of Mijikai Haiku, 2012

 

Sirens (a sequence)

Yom Kippur War ear-piercing sirens since

 

 

on cold stone and red poppies the bleeding soldier

 

 

memorial wall my son’s name carved on sirens

 

 

grave names read  ALOUD  Mt.Carmel echoes

 

 

tombstone memorial candle flickers…flickers

 

 

Mt.Carmel slowly crawling darkness jackals cries

 

Bones, No. 1, December, 2012

 

lost

in hotel corridor –

the North Star

 

The Mainichi Daily News, December 26, 2012

 

the smoke

from the incense stick

my fleeting life

 

The Mainichi Daily News, March 22, 2012

 

facing me

through the open window

a single star

 

Kernels, Spring, 2013

 

slow down

Bullet train!

Snow-capped Fujiyama

 

Asahi Haikuist Network, July 05, 2013

 

sky over white Bauhaus balcony black cat

 

Notes from the Gean, No. 21, July, 2013

 

the taxi driver

sneezes –

switches the wipers on

 

Prune Juice, Issue Ten: July, 2013

 

his name is Alan

why do I call him Alyosha?

Ice cold vodka

 

зовут его Алан

так почему я зову его Лёша?

водка со льдом

 

Editor's Choice Ershik, Senryu and Kyoka Journal, October, 2013

 

looking

through the bus window

her Cleopatra nose

 

The Mainichi Daily News, October 3, 2013