Vancouver Cherry Blossom Festival Invitational Haiku Contest 2018

 

the opening
of peace talks . . .
cherry blossoms

 

Honourable Mention
Vancouver Cherry Blossom Festival Invitational Haiku Contest 2018

https://www.vcbf.ca/haiku-invitational/winning-haiku/2018-winning-haiku?fbclid=IwAR2UQwmQc32J3hA43YzzNVxPLoa7qkhxQE0hTnM7qJ9KNzUkhNIaiorF-ac

 

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Haiku – AHS Spring Seasonal Haiga Kukai

spring dusk—
the blush of a peony
about to bloom

Highly Commended
2018 Australian Haiku Society Spring Seasonal Haiga Kukai

https://australianhaikusociety.org/2018/10/19/ahs-spring-2018-haiga-kukai-seasonal-results-with-comments-by-judge-ron-moss/?fbclid=IwAR0D5DUsWaEBv3rfb03s2d6nezQjEifFBLnAPINShhywtUcA8xpgSdj-WI4
https://australianhaikusociety.org/

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Haiku – field feelings

 

blackbird’s song
the shiver
up my spine

 

A Sense of Place: Meadow/field – touch
Troutswirl, The Haiku Foundation Blog, October 17, 2018

https://www.thehaikufoundation.org/2018/10/17/a-sense-of-place-meadow-field-touch/?fbclid=IwAR1DVHzIbyNJOMjJLP_ADzrRAPWPSuNtd-4KlZMaNk5V-pxSraw6Iv_o7lg

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Haiku – Chrysanthemum

 

holding on
to last night’s dream
day moon

 

 

hält fest
am Traum der letzten Nacht
Tagesmond

 

 

late summer heat
the cat stretches
its shadow

 
Spätsommerhitze
die Katze dehnt
ihren Schatten

 

Chrysanthemum October 2018

http://www.chrysanthemum-haiku.net/media/Chrysanthemum_24.pdf

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Haiku – cattails

 

house sparrow –
death of a neighbour
no one spoke to

 

cattails: The Official Journal of the United Haiku and Tanka Society, October 2018
http://cattailsjournal.com/issues/cattailsOct2018.pdf

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Monoku – FemkuMag

 

mother’s suicide all the rage

 

FemkuMag, issue 4, September, 2018

https://docs.wixstatic.com/ugd/f4c0ea_7a90249160ad4bf3905db7a2ad4c325f.pdf

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72nd Basho Memorial Haiku Contest 2018, Honourable Mention

 

path to the moon
a snail on a signpost
pauses

 

72nd Basho Memorial Haiku Contest 2018, Honourable Mention

(The 72nd (Heisei 30th) Basho Okina Dedication Haiku Special)

http://www.basho-bp.jp/?p=2206

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