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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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Haiku Dialogue -my Yukon

river mist a damselfly fades into the blue   R.I.P. Rachel Sutcliffe   Haiku Dialogue -my Yukon 30 January, 2019 Troutswirl, The Haiku Foundation Blog https://www.thehaikufoundation.org/2019/01/30/haiku-dialogue-my-yukon-and-welcome-to-whats-at-hand/?fbclid=IwAR1OJgw9u2cj1L4InfHtS8sXtvuCyEQwB5HcVnOlX118Iba_J8Negz4s43M

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Haiku – Stardust

  moon gazing . . . a face that never changes   Stardust Haiku, Issue 25, January 2019 https://drive.google.com/file/d/15mwQC5J3K04ZSx2M7Zo5EOkTUoGvZcyJ/view?fbclid=IwAR3SXRotxMogU_oH3yiwoo9BsvivjTaLW5yyi4aMyf-JlX6vjxoxZl3FE_c

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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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