One Man’s Maple Moon: Shimmer Tanka

 

English Original

 
sometimes
a shimmer on the stair
a trace of your scent
lingers in my memory
and fills the air I breathe

 

First published: The Bamboo Hut, Autumn 2016

 
Chinese Translation (Traditional)

 
有時候
樓梯上的微光
一絲你的氣味
不僅縈繞在我的記憶中
而且充滿在我呼吸的空氣中

 

Chinese Translation (Simplified)

 
有时候
楼梯上的微光
一丝你的气味
不仅萦绕在我的记忆中
而且充满在我呼吸的空气中

 

https://neverendingstoryhaikutanka.blogspot.com/2019/12/one-mans-maple-moon-shimmer-tanka-by.html?fbclid=IwAR1jcQoWuFZynPg2Fy5-TUvpGC87zr_VtSkqtbO8E6YwDPcCtxusH5H-oRA

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The Fourth International Haiku Contest, Cherry Blossom, Bulgarian Haiku Union, 2019

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I am delighted to receive two awards in the Bulgarian Haiku Union Cherry Blossom Contest, 2019 – Commended Haiku and Runner up.

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All the Way Home: Aging in Haiku

 

melting ice
her first letter after
fifty years

 
All the Way Home: Aging in Haiku by Robert Epstein

 

https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/48524159-all-the-way-home

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The British Haiku Society Members’ Anthology, 2019

 

gardening rest stop
the ginger beer
full of ants

 
Root, The British Haiku Society Members’ Anthology, 2019

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Seashores Haiku Contest 2019

 
the short strain
of a rugby scrum
day moon

 
Honourable mention

 

Seashores Haiku Contest 2019, rugby theme, published in Seashores Issue 3.

 

http://www.haikuspirit.org/seashores.html

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Hog Wild Haiku

 

year of the pig
I ask for the vegan
takeout menu

 
Hog Wild Haiku. Ed. Corine Timmer, bicadeideias publishing, 2019

 

https://www.bicadeideias.com/bica-books

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Republished my book due to errors

Birdsong Before the Earth Falls Silent: A Collection of Haiku and Tanka

 

A collection of sixty-three avian themed haiku and tanka by an award-winning haiku poet, dedicated to the work of bird protection and conservation. Written for the love of birds and concern for the tragedy of their disappearance.

 

Owing to errors, I had to republish my book. Here is the new page:

Reviews welcome!

 

http://www.lulu.com/shop/martha-magenta/birdsong-before-the-earth-falls-silent-a-collection-of-haiku-and-tanka/paperback/product-24330627.html

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