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Haiku page 1

WHR March 2018

Haiku page 1

 

Neo-classical Haiku

 


First Place


  

        wind chimes

        capturing each nuance

        of the breeze

 

Michael Henry Lee  

 


Second Place


 

    late snow and

    white cherry blossoms

    indistinguishable

 

Małgorzata Formanowska 

 


Third Place

 

 

    late autumn

    day and night merge

    into mist

 

Rachel Sutcliffe

 

 


Seven Honourable Mention 

(In no particular order)

 


        arctic night - 
        northern lights dancing 
        in the lake 

Gérard Krebs 

 



to the used book store—  

carrying father's old books

and smells of autumn 

 

Priscilla Lignori 

 

 



heavy snow
the depth of footsteps
to the shrine

Cezar Ciobika




endless waves

come and go

come and go

 

Eufemia Griffo

 

 



a year older
one more blanket
not enough

Peter Brady

 



snowfall

steps now unheard

but visible

 

Daniel Birnbaum

 

 



short night –

baby finally sleeping

as traffic rumble grows

 

Marilyn Humbert

 


 

  


Zatsuei  

Haiku of Merit

 

 




sweltering night...

insects follow the beam

of the torch

 

Theophilus Femi Alawonde


 



hunter's moon—
betraying the stag
fresh snow


Kate Alsbury

 


spring cleaning 
almonds under the chair 
cherries under the bed 

Alexey Andreev 

 



serenity

of winter darkness

chapel of the stars

 

Fred Andrle

 



frozen cascade

the veins of winter

unveiled

 

Daniel Birnbaum

 


 



cold morning 

my watch also 
running slow 

Peter Brady

 



a butterfly

flits daisy to daisy

my time with dad

 

Claire Vogel Camargo

 




philodendron dew

the morning tongue flick

of a green anole

 

Claire Vogel Camargo

 

 



climbing the dead

lilac bush

morning glories

 

Matthew M. Cariello


 

 



bed by the window 

changing winter quilts

to the cotton ones

 

Marta Chocilowska

 



winter eve
sunset froze behind
last year's doubts


Basant Kumar Das


 



autumn fog -

suddenly in front of me

a cathedral

 

Małgorzata Formanowska 

 



autumn solstice

the smell of my grandfather

on his old sweater

 

 

Joshua Gage

 



downtown commute

through snow flurries
the soft glow of brake lights



Joshua Gage

 



the last autumn wind

wrestles the straggling

leaves to ground

 

Michael J. Galko


 



cumulonimbus

a long journey

with the wind

 

Eufemia Griffo

 



midwinter

lost forever this time

my favorite gloves

 

John J. Han

 



for a short time
a leaf trying to fly -
silence of autumn

Dan Iulian

 



bird feeders 
shrouded in snow . . . then 
a Magpie lands 

Jeanne Jorgensen




daybreak 
the last full moon 
of winter


Deborah P Kolodji 

 



winter rain

kinglets settle on the shrub

without a sound

 

Steve Kuntz

 



parking off the road 

to check our destination—

early plum blossoms 

 

Priscilla Lignori 




hail storm . . .

stilettos quicken

on the sidewalk

 

Martha Magenta


 



autumn afternoon -

a buzzard in circles

becomes a point

 

Tomislv Maretić


 



ancient song

unites quick and dead

around the Christmas tree

 

Tomislv Maretić




pre-dawn fog

a horse-drawn carriage fades

into silence

 

Joe McKeon

 


winter wind 
lifting the latch 
of the old gate 

Ben Moeller-Gaa 




winter light

shifting on the snow

a rag of colts

 

 

Timothy Murphy 

 



white night

the north wind ruffles

the dark fjord water

 

Timothy Murphy

 



a new bench joins 

under the baobab tree . . . 
spring breeze


Oni Tomiwa Olanrewaju

 



beach and tide-
at the zenith
the moon

Margherita Petriccione


 



fragrant rose…

the fleeting smell

of now

 

Madhuri Pillai

 

 

 


Yellowstone camp

midnight toilet trip

starlight, my guide

 

Jim Pollard


 



countryside

my bare feet

are green

 

Slobodan Pupovac

 



withered petals

fly through the wind

seeds follow

 

Srinivasa Rao Sambangi


 


windy
I warm my hands with a pack
of roasted chestnuts

Vessislava Savova

 



steady spring rain

with trembling voices

mourners pray

 

Adelaide B. Shaw




on the winter sand

echoes of footprints linger

in whispering waves

 

Marie Shimane

 



autumn leaves

the neighbor rakes

in the rain


d w skrivseth 


 



I've waited

long enough for you . . .

first snow

 

 Debbie Strange

 



solstice . . .

gopher holes fill

with snow

 

Debbie Strange


 



kayaking

the floodwater. . .

urban sprawl


Christine Taylor

 



early morning

an unexpected voice

of a cricket

 

Diana Teneva


 

 



full moon

a rabbit stares

into the pond

 

David He Zhuanglang

 


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