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Neo classical Haiku,

WHR August 2014


 Neo Classical Haiku


FIRST PLACE

 

                all the guests gone,
                still feasting on the grapes
                two flies...uninvited 


Natalia Kuznetsova

SECOND PLACE

 

    scorching heat     
    the patched asphalt 
    oozing pitch 


Ernest Wit

THIRD PLACE

 

    in each wrinkle
    gran's untold story...
    waning moon 


Paresh Tiwari

 


 SEVEN HONORABLE MENTIONS

 

        Summer reverie —
        a sailboat travels through stars
        scattered on the sea


Priscilla H. Lignori


 

the water lily
spotlessly resurrected
from the mud of dreams


Marie Shimane

 

the lawnmower
stops:
bumble bee


Mary Stevens 


 

spring night
        love begins
with one firefly lighting
                                            another


Anita Virgil


 

heat wave
a rooftop trumpet solo
slows traffic


Neal Whitman

 




twilight —
the cricket's song
faintly blue


Carl Seguiban




 

домашно сладко от ягоди
лятото върху
препечена филийка


homemade strawberry jam
the summer on
toast


Hristina Pandjaridis

 

 

 

 ZATSUEI (HAIKU OF MERIT)


 

cut daffodils
fresh in the dawn
remembrance day

 

Lynette Arden


 

spring tide
the dinghies
strain at anchor

 

Lynette Arden

 


winding the old clock
the slow end
of a summer’s day


Mark E. Brager

 


the pause between
an owl's muffled hoots
summer night


 Maxianne Berger




burning hot
the cool tatami shreds
cool summer nights!


Jesus Chameleon


 


scent of cut grass
on the cool air--
my little boy talking to himself


Forrest Cole



talk of war
in my kitchen garden
a peace rose blooms


Rebecca Drouilhet


 


ninety-eight degree burn
a lone butterfly
staggers through the air


Gary Eaton

 

summer river
two floating ducks become
two dots


John J. Han

 

summer shower
every windowpane fills
with jacaranda


Devika Menon


 

clear summer skybright
white peaks ahead-
calls from mountain


Aju Mukhopadhyay


the fog
starts burning--
wildfire


Pravat Kumar Padhy


 

summer clouds--
gentle shadows of
camel-walk


Pravat Kumar Padhy


 

a barn owl sweeps
across freshly mowed fields
harvest moon


andy pomphrey

 

Pilgrims,
swallows going
South.


Lili Racheva

 

ancient road—
snow fills
the missing cobbles


Carl Seguiban




midday heat…
the dill blossom drooping
with two bees


Diana Teneva


Soffice nebbia
sul lago addormentato
grido di un corvo


A soft mist
upon the sleeping lake
a raven cries


Felice Vinci



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