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Haiku page 2, Shintai

WHR June 2015
Haiku page 2

Shintai Haiku

 


First Place


           song sparrow--
           a spring reed bends
           with melody


Kevin Valentine

 


Second Place


sunrise
I watch my shadow
stretching itself


Maria Tomczak

 


Third Place

 

new season
even in dead wood
so much life


Joyce Lorenson

 

 


Seven Honourable Mentions

 (In no particular order)

 




                blackbird song...
                filling the silence
                between us


Maria Tomczak

 




spring fever
the street fiddler improvises
the Ode to Joy


Cezar-Florin Ciobîcă




dancing in moonlight --
dancing in wonderment
of the stars


CaroleAnn Lovin

 




first crocus
letting go of
uncertainty


Ben Moeller-Gaa

 




his hand
pointing to the moon
full of dark spots


Maria Tomczak

 



thrush song...
who am I
to figure you out


Sanjuktaa Asopa

 



tiny feet touch mine
watching her in her slumber
heart explodes with love


Dianne Shakinovsky


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Zatsuei  Haiku of Merit,

(in alphabetical order)

 

 


new moon sunset
the space between
our untold love


Ramesh Anand

 




bright day –
so many balding men
among thawed patches!


Alexey Andreev

 




April snowfall
yet the puppy teaches me
leaping


Maxianne Berger

 




oyster bed
the waves
sowing pearls


Mark E. Brager






gathering
in each dewdrop
a pink moon


Mark E. Brager

 




weeping cherry tree...
a caretaker plants
seeds of joy


Jesus Chameleon

 




spring moon
how I wish to forget
that miscarriage


Cezar-Florin Ciobîcă




egret on a high branch
the lily eyebrow
of a gator


Bill Cooper

 




sunny orchard
apples already
half-baked


Tracy Davidson

 




last of the sun
a yellow tabby circles
into sleep


Jan Dobb






the wind
through the cherry tree in bloom -
one more pickpocket


Ana Drobot

 




Tulips and blue jays
Muddy shoes and the wrong coat
It's finally spring


Kathleen Drohan

 



след урока
на пианото
обвивки от бонбони Моцарт


end of the lesson
some Mozart candy wrappers
on the piano


Dilyana Georgieva

 





topiary garden--
leaning on a walker
he keeps on pruning


Elizabeth Howard

 




Lillipads in moonlight
look like floating landmines.
Frogs explode at dawn.


A.J. Huffman

 




in the hush
of coppiced foliage
a raven’s call


Samantha Sirimanne Hyde






proud old forest
suddenly divided
with power line


Wiesław Karliński

 




behind the green hills
a towering grey mountain
slowly drifts by


Richard Kay

 




Spring cleaning
The beggar turns over
Their cardboard mattress


David Kelly

 




only one bird
singing in the rain --
bit out of tune


CaroleAnn Lovin






jacaranda
the blue of the sky
a shade deeper


Gautam Nadkarni

 




love at first sight
this night-blooming
jasmine


Cynthia Rowe

 




rebirth
the vibrant colours
of a birdwing butterfly


Cynthia Rowe

 




family reunion-
all huddled for the photo
last time together?


Vidya S Venkatramani

 




spring rain
the peonies and tulips
droop to the ground


Carmel Lively Westerman

 

 

 

 




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