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Haiku – Seashores

  sanderlings— the bleached bones of cuttlefish   curlew’s cry. . . a wisp of cloud clings to the mountain   Seashores haiku journal Vol 2 April 2019 Advertisements

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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 – 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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Tanka – Frameless Sky

  swallows leave . . . I feel a chill wind around me a desolate winter without you     age is fencing me in slowly the shadows of my past creep up on me     ghosting – you … Continue reading

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Haiku Dialogue – yellow fence

  over the border blackbirds sing the same song   Haiku Dialogue – yellow fence, 23 January 2019 Troutswirl, The Haiku Foundation Blog https://www.thehaikufoundation.org/2019/01/23/haiku-dialogue-yellow-fence/?fbclid=IwAR1sEierLooCZ7iuJNu-_8mMC9qWekiok_kijlFP3BEjfGkh15KdQ4TR56A

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Haiku – Butterfly Dream

English Original   river kingfisher a splash of blue in the cloud   Honourable Mention, 71st Basho Memorial English Haiku Contest Martha Magenta Chinese Translation (Traditional)   一隻河翠鳥 雲彩裡 的一縷蔚藍   Chinese Translation (Simplified)   一只河翠鸟 云彩里 的一缕蔚蓝   Butterfly … Continue reading

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