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Neo Classical Haiku

August 2017

Haiku page 1 - Neo Classical

Neo-classical Haiku

 

 


First Place

 

       spring showers 
        racing each other 
        to the stream

 

Rachel Sutcliffe

 


Second Place

 

autumn leaves

dried...

to its perfection 

 

Madhuri Pillai

 


Third Place

 

top of the mountain—

I entrust all my prayers 

to the summer breeze 

 

Priscilla H. Lignori 


 

 

 

  


Seven Honourable Mention 

(In no particular order)

 


        dewfall

        the weight of light

        on bent grass

 

Debbie Strange


 



dandelion fluff

my mind flies

where it flies

 

Srinivas Sambangi

 

 



treading moonlight…

the street weaves through

the hush of winter

 

Madhuri Pillai

 



moon rays-

the ruins shine

of ancient kingdoms

 

Doris Pascolo

 


day moon
covered by a cloud
of starlings

 

Ben Moeller-Gaa 

 


spring sunset 
birch trunks prolong 
the daylight 

Gérard Krebs

 


cool summer
getting along in a pot
moss and weeds

Christina Sng

 

 

 

  


Zatsuei 

 (Haiku of Merit)

 


a blind boy says
the loons are flying north
rising summer sun

Barnabas I. Adeleke

 


first thunderstorm . . .
the sharp taste of dust
instead of rain

Barnabas I. Adeleke


summer sky . . .
cattle egrets gather
near the mower

Barnabas I. Adeleke

 



sky so pale...
there is no why
in a robin’s song

Adrian Bouter



it roams the hills

then finds its way back

spring thunder

 

Gerry Bravi


fleeing the city

on both sides of the levee

a froggy stereo

 

Marta Chocilowska





your sandy footprints

blow away in the wind--

spring dusk

 

Tatjana Debeljacki



summer storm

with a tassel of lightnings

the granite horse

 

лятна буря

с пискюл от мълнии

гранитният кон

 

Maria Dermendzhieva

 



morning dew

on every leaf

silver trail of the slug

 

Michael Galko

 

 



summer heat -

again and again

running the tap

 

Goran Gatalica


in the hot sun
sips of cold beer...
barley autumn

Pat Geyer



spring day
the trumpeter in the school band
out of tune

Nikolay Grankin

 



spring outing

a Maltese snug

in a handbag

 

John J. Han

 



Yoga class

poplar fluff

distracts my attention

 

Zornitza Harizanova

 


midsummer
a plane slits the blue
in two

Gérard Krebs

 



first sign of spring
beached on the bluff
mayflowers

Jim Krotzman

 



end of summer camp

I pack

The smell of pine

 

Jim Krotzman

 



snow melting –

a crow finds   

last year’s nut

 

Capotă Daniela Lăcrămioara


 



dusk in the village 

the cherry blossoms transform

from pink to purple

 

Priscilla H. Lignori 


 



on bicycle tour 

we slowly pedal uphill—

dragonfly flits by 

 

Priscilla H. Lignori 

 


exiled
I fall into silence ...
migrating geese

Chen-ou Liu




orange blossoms -
the smiling face
of a young girl

Antonio Mangiameli



sunny day -

the snowman's nose

falls

 

Antonio Mangiameli

 

 



a breeze stirs

the pink petal surface—

temple pond

 

Leanne Mumford

 



only a loud buzz of insects
and a snipe’s winnowing . . .
highest summer

Timothy Murphy

 


midsummer morning
the slap of washboards
on wet cotton

Lee Nash




summer school
a flood of French script
from one short chalk

Lee Nash

 




beyond my garden
fields of wild daisies
thrive untended

Dottie Piet

 



first spring

our kitten’s eyes brim

with birdsong

 

Brijesh Raj




rainforest floor

inverted night sky

of fireflies

 

Ivan Randall

 



city pond

mallards pair wades through

sky scrapers

 

Srinivas Sambangi

 


'

icicles cascade

after the slammed door

a bitter morning

 

Agnes Eva Savich

 

 



blooming lime tree 

for the very first time

my dog sees a bee

 

Vessislava Savova 

 



first day of spring

her drawing gets

a green background

 

Adelaide B. Shaw


 



so strong this spring wind

the old walk holding their bike

the young laugh on theirs

 

Marie Shimane

  


water fountain 
dreams glinting 
in the sun 

Christina Sng 

 


late spring frost
pulling my socks
up to my knees

Richard St. Clair

 



summer morning
a squirrel
renovates the birdhouse

Mary Stevens

 


spring breeze…
     the billowing whiteness
    of a frog’s underbelly

Padma Thampatty

 

 


cherry blossoms swirl
on the compost heap
up pops pink toadstools

Tyson West

 


summer noon

the shade of a beech tree

gulps my shadow

 

Ernest Wit

 


late autumn

my hedgehog makes his nest

in a newspaper

 

Gergana Yaninska


 


saliva drips
from a dog's tongue ...
summer twilight

 

David He Zhuanglang


 

 

 

 


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