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Neo classical haiku

WHR Jan 2017
Haiku page 1

Neo-classical Haiku

First Place


       sleepless night –
        counting the drops of transfusion
        and the shooting stars


Dan Iulian

 

Second Place

 

one fox
now two…
moonlit path


Ben Moeller-Gaa


Third Place

 

watching one flake
the whole snowfall
slows down


Mary Stevens


 

 


Seven Honourable Mention 

(In no particular order)

 



    crescent moon –
    longing to scrape off
    the window frost


Jennifer Hambrick


after the rain
cosmos flowers
erect again


John J. Han

 



Intangible dance -
the shadow of first snowflakes
over chrysanthemums


Ecaterina Neagoe

 



Indian summer
a pillar of gnats
follow my shadow



Polona Oblak

 



the harsh touch
of stiffened laundry
winter twilight



Ernest Wit


winter thaw…
a river freeing its song
crack by crack


Adjei Agyei-Baah

 



snowy landscape
a dropping pen breaks
the office silence


Gérard Krebs

 

 

 

Zatsuei 

(Haiku of Merit)

 




In bed with the flu
lifting the blankets becomes
an Olympic event 



Sandra J. Anfang

 




full moon
the hunter’s shadow
betrays his steps



Adjei Agyei-Baah



snow flurries
freezing memories
of summer bloom


Anna Cates

 



the northern alps
a wintry wind fans
snow country


Jesus Chameleon

 



Granddad and grandson
at the empty café
watching the snow.



Vassilis Comporozos


Old branches creaking
Leaves rustling in the fierce wind
Tumbling to the ground



Suzanne Cottrell

 



autumn yard
moving shadows
of falling leaves


John J. Han

 



long winter
a boy learns to ride
a tricycle in the lounge


Zornitza Harizanova

 



snow on eyelashes
we run for the cover
of heavier snow


John Hawkhead

 



winter birds
tuning my ears
to the nuance


Michael Henry

 



angling sunlight
through the kitchen window--
winter approaching


Ed Higgins

 



looking for rain --
dry leaves scuttle
across the stepping stones


Elizabeth Howard

 



freezing fog
the gnarled cedar
hoary-headed


Elizabeth Howard



foggy evening
the trees on the road home
don’t look familiar


Lyudmila Hristova

 



winter gust...
lighting the fireplace
old love letters


Samantha Sirimanne Hyde


cold front...
across the footpath
the first jonquil


Samantha Sirimanne Hyde





Outside the old dojo
The clatter of bamboo swords
Echoes in chilled air


Michael Janairo

 



hoar frost
on the avenue’s bare trees
ghosts of blossom


David J Kelly

 



The solitude
refines my thoughts -
leaves blown by the wind


Ecaterina Neagoe

 

 



a squirrel's ears peek
from behind a beech trunk...
softly falling snow


Polona Oblak

 



morning squall
a calf sprawls across
the frozen pond


Dottie Piet

 



hiking
the dog chases
falling leaves


Vessislava Savova





morning glories wait
as day folds into night
to catch the last rays


Marie Shimane

 



winter waves
after these long years
still swept away by you


Christina Sng

 



icicles
moonlight
pours from the gutter


Mary Stevens

 



first winter alone
the silence
deepens


Rachel Sutcliffe



fall cleaning –
I put the old love letters
back in the box


Steliana Cristina Voicu

 

 



autumn wind
the old hound
runs in sleep


Ernest Wit




lost love
falling snow makes the night
lighter


Ernest Wit

 

 

 


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