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Haiku 2 : Shintai Haiku

August 2012

Shintai Haiku



First Place 

                    mosquito on my hand
                    gently sucking blood  ~
                    I let him have his meal

 Vishnu Narayanan

 

Second Place

                     inside the empty shell, snail’s dreams

 Anatoly Kudryavitsky

 

 

Third Place

                     A small ladybug
                     escorted into the night
                     on my husband's thumb

Priscilla Lignori 

 


Seven Honourable Mentions

(in no particular order)

 

                unscheduled stop
                a scarecrow welcomes us
                with open arms

Anatoly Kudryavitsky

 

first lightning
ripping the sky in two...
you and i

Natalia Kuznetsova

 


even now
morning glories still bloom
still unaware

Marie Shimane


summer rain
sun takes a
quick bath

Pravat Kumar Padhy


july sky
the universe unfolds
in a cloud’s drift

Jay Friedenberg

 The mare’s brown eyes
see me through the fly mask
and blink

Tricia Knoll

 

down the village road
curry’s aroma
filling the evening air

Ronny Noor




Zatsuei

(Haiku of Merit , in no particular order in terms of merit but in the alphabetical order of authors’ surname)

 

    
    new moon
    I walk all evening
    but leave no footprints

S.M. Abeles
 

  

    pulling a mushroom
    its solid
    resistance

Marje A. Dyck

    
    rain meets earth
    season’s first cry of joy-
    pristine smell

Aju Mukhopadhyay

 
    
    This tiny flower
    shivers in the blowing wind
    too soon to with
er

Surendra Munshi


    
    evening news
    a paper wasp lifts
    from the satellite dish

Cynthia Rowe

 
   
    
scudding yacht
    the dolphin spins
    through sea spray

Cynthia Rowe

 
     on the beach…
    strewn,
    giving my body to the sun

Joey Noble Russell- Bridgens

 
 
   
your summer smile
    always,
    even in winter


Joey Noble Russell- Bridgens

 



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