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Shintai Haiku

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Shintai Haiku

 


First Place

 

        arctic mountain

        in June sunshine

        at two in the morning

 

Timothy Murphy

 

 


Second Place

 

anticipation

longer lasting than

the unfolding of the bud

 

Marie Shimane

 

 


Third Place

 

sunset bay –

a street sweeper collects

what remains of the day

 

Anthony Q. Rabang

 


 

 


Seven Honourable Mention

 (In no particular order)

 


        April rain

        spring comes

        to my step

 

Adelaide B. Shaw


 



a stack of books

growing taller

evening shadows

 

Agnes Eva Savich

 

 



a breath of air 
turns a petal straight 
into a butterfly 

Dejan Pavlinović

 

 



vaccination reminders

for the dog we buried at home

summer hail

 

David Oates


 



melting snow—

an overturned wheelbarrow

emerges from hibernation

 

Edward Dewar

 


milk moon

I think of children

I might have had

 

Cezar Ciobika

 

 


summer breeze

through the open door

my muse slips out

 

Debbi Antebi

 

 

 

 

 


Zatsuei  

(Haiku of Merit)

 



blooming gardens

my nose goes

ahead of me

 

Adrian Bouter


 



heaven’s rain

falls gently upon the crow

and his roadkill

 

Ed Bremson

 



rain-washed dawn

veering toward oblivion

an ant on a tea leaf

 

Anna Cates

 

 



ripples of water

boatman bends down

to listen 

 

Mallika Chari

 



along the silk road

from branch to beetle

a jumping spider

 

Bill Cooper


 



an overturned canoe—

floating down the river

the last day of summer

 

Edward Dewar

 



blooming park -
zero-gravity space
for our puppy

Goran Gatalica

 


cold spring
the single line
on the pregnancy test

Jennifer Hambrick




blooming peonies
we unclench
our fists
  

 

Jennifer Hambrick 

 




idle afternoon 

the molehill is growing 
ever so slowly

 

Lyudmila Hristova

 



busy airport -

looking for his flight path

a monarch butterfly

 

Dan Iulian

 

 



grandmother’s picture

in the wedding dress –

the spider weaves a new lace

 

Capotă Daniela Lăcrămioara

 



the silence 
between morning birdsongs 
newborn's eyes 

Chen-ou Liu


 



childhood treehouse 
where the summer moon 
used to be 

Chen-ou Liu 

 



flying out

of a forgotten dream

wren song

 

Martha Magenta


 



spider silk

the pirouette

of a chrysalis

 

Martha Magenta

 



birdsong

before the earth

falls silent

 

Martha Magenta


 



sharing a mandarin

under river willows...

hay-scented breeze

 

Marietta Jane McGregor

 



hint of breeze

in the Thai basil

a stick insect


Leanne Mumford

 

 



rose petal jam

lungs puffed up

with memories

 

Aparna Pathak

 

 



open grave

weeping into the fog

a willows new green

 

Adelaide B. Shaw


 

 



lingering summer 
finally the shy boy 
speaks up 

Christina Sng 

 



high humidity

a snail shoots love darts

at its mate

 

Debbie Strange

 


 



family dinner

the upside down world

of nuthatches

 

Debbie Strange

 



after the storm 

still ivy climbs 
the fallen fence

 

Rachel Sutcliffe

 

 



she puckers 
her sweet round lips-
strawberry

 

David He Zhuanglang

 

 

 

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