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Poets Salon – Wild

It’s an honour to see my haiku and tanka featured in Poets Salon with the theme Wild, along with some great poets.   incoming tide the eager thrust of a seagull’s wings Ο slow river daffodils nod at a passing … Continue reading

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Haiku Dialogue – a broken shell

  broken sky the mosaic pattern of a dunnock’s egg   Haiku Dialogue – a broken shell   Troutswirl, The Haiku Foundation blog 19 June 2019   https://www.thehaikufoundation.org/2019/06/19/haiku-dialogue-whats-at-hand-week-21/?fbclid=IwAR3y2JFAgtMdFOJDYVbltRONMTtT12R5A9-ox9wfBNdZ7nw0k7vUzJwr6tg

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Haiku – Wales Haiku Journal

  cupped hands our owl sounds in the woods Wales Haiku Journal Spring 2019   https://www.waleshaikujournal.com/spring-2019?fbclid=IwAR2QlSUJ_22xsly3b-Jt86HtDTmRjdCsmxHOuY17V0lcqzW4p5HpCpFD6-4

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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

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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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