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The Results of the 21th HIA Haiku Contest

#Haiku Happenings #6: The Results of the 21th HIA Haiku Contest!

Akita International Haiku Network

The Results of the 21th HIA Haiku Contest

Sponsored by Haiku International Association
Supported by Nihon Keizai Shimbun, The Japan Times

Haiku in Overseas

Judge

Kiuchi Toru, Kimura Toshio

Prize Winners – Selected by Toru Kiuchi

wild plum -
the ants carrying the light
petal by petal
Eduard TARA(Romania)

old pendulum clock -
caught in a spider net
grandpa’s fairy tales
Francesco de Sataba(Luxembourg)

Prize Winners – Selected by Toshio Kimura

wild plum -
the ants carrying the light
petal by petal
Eduard TARA(Romania)

morning rain
a child’s cupped hand
collecting wishes
Blessed Ayeyame(Nigeria)

Honorable Mentions – Selected by Toru Kiuchi

on the road
to a full recovery…
gibbous moon
Helen Buckingham(United Kingdom)

night curfew…
even the sky
becomes starless
Ali Znaidi(Tunisia)

in a pool of rainwater
a little ghetto boy floats
his paper boat
Dinesh Shihantha De Silva(Sri Lanka)

lingering heat…
a man behind the turnstile
listening to jazz

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