kotoshi-dake masugu ni asahi nobori keri

“Newborn bamboo -
straight up the morning sun

You’re alive – rejoice!

Drawn during and between Japanese classes, also at home.
My second attempt in Japanese calligraphy…
black ballpen, ink and brush on A4 copy paper
Inspired by Kobayashi Issa’s haiku.


bamboo, calligraphy, haiku, japanese, tree, wiesław borkowski

Wieslaw Borkowski, Polish, born 1989. Majored in Chinese studies, student of China Academy of Fine Arts, department of traditional Chinese painting.

Member of local artists society and Polish Society of Traditional Wushu and Chinese Culture.

Creating in many different styles. Doing commission works, calligraphy and Chinese painting live displays.

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  • mustash
    mustashalmost 5 years ago

    I can feel Japanese spirit.
    Good job.

  • scottsphotos
    scottsphotosalmost 5 years ago

    this is great, what does the script mean? what does it translate to?

  • This haiku translates to:
    “Newborn bamboo -
    straight up the morning sun

    – Wieslaw Borkowski

  • eleni dreamel
    eleni dreamelalmost 5 years ago


  • ArtPhotoCollide
    ArtPhotoCollidealmost 5 years ago

    this is great work… i love bamboo :)

  • Joanne  Bradley
    Joanne Bradleyalmost 5 years ago

    Excellent work, congrats on the homepage feature!

  • janewiebenga
    janewiebengaalmost 5 years ago

    Beautiful artwork. Conratulations on having your work featured on the homepage. : ) 素晴らしいアートワーク。

  • tetsuya
    tetsuyaalmost 5 years ago

    very excellent work!!

    the words are beautiful!!

  • Hena Tayeb
    Hena Tayebalmost 5 years ago

    wonderful work. congrats on making the homepage

  • Wow, it’s my first time !
    Thanks :)

    – Wieslaw Borkowski

  • mimi yoon
    mimi yoonalmost 5 years ago

    congratulations on the feature…. looks beautiful on the homepage… : )

  • Thank You very much, I didn’t expect that… :D

    – Wieslaw Borkowski

  • ViktoryiaN
    ViktoryiaNalmost 5 years ago

    Elelgant and beautiful!

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