Monthly Archives: February 2019

haiku – a hole in the light anthology

I’m pleased to see my haiku included in the current Anthology of English-Language Haiku 2018 from Red Moon Press “a hole in the light”, edited by Jim Kacian   the opening of peace talks cherry blossoms   Red Moon Press  … Continue reading

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Haiku – Haiku Dialogue

  borrowed book I punctuate the marginalia!   Haiku Dialogue – borrowed book Troutswirl, The Haiku Foundation Blog 13 February 2019 https://www.thehaikufoundation.org/2019/02/13/haiku-dialogue-whats-at-hand-week-3/?fbclid=IwAR1vQ-tmZagarR1bFzUAf6xYZFLjimsRUjp0mWImCCPsXRHnkXwL6xJ42D8

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The 2018 Martin Lucas Haiku Award

lakeside geese – my map takes off in the wind   Second Prize The 2018 Martin Lucas Haiku Award Judge’s Commentary Migratory birds navigate vast distances using the sun/stars/Earth’s magnetic field/landscape/or maybe even their sense of smell (scientists are still … Continue reading

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Haiku – Haiku dialogue

  throw pillow your slogans hit me   Haiku Dialogue, Troutswirl, The Haiku Foundation Blog, 6 February, 2019 https://www.thehaikufoundation.org/2019/02/06/haiku-dialogue-whats-at-hand-week-2/?fbclid=IwAR3lISYrBmX4uPara9pfn-7IH3kObl43OtRpAtYG_sEO9rV0myG2VceYzxo

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Haiku – Harusame

  brisk breeze— a seagull’s wings sweep the mist   Commentary: a sense of movement (ugoki 動き) that links the two part of the poem, thanks also to the alliteration of the ‘s’ sound in the second ku 句. The … Continue reading

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The Little Iris Haiku Contest, Croatia

  peacock’s cry the silence between stars   Third Prize I slip into your language babbling stream   Honorable Mention Little Iris Award 2018, Croatia https://tri-rijeke-haiku.hr/the-results-of-a-little-iris-haiku-contest-croatia-2018/?fbclid=IwAR1VT-heBnB3QYXIgYMhICmQSDmMCJx3IiAw_oYEKo97NtLzJbBbABeRmao

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  pond algae he rejects my green tea     man from Mars he sees something rude in my doodle     air kissing— a politician says we are all human     passing gas the relief of anonymity   … Continue reading

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