Friday, April 24, 2009

Haiku Friday



Hosted by Christina.







Haiku Moment: an anthology of contemporary North American Haiku By Bruce Ross Published by Tuttle Publishing, 1993 ISBN 0804818207, 9780804818209, 331 pages



Haiku Moment is the most comprehensive volume of contemporary North American haiku written in English. It contains over 800 haiku by 185 poets.


It contains seven of my poems here on pages 66 and 67.
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This haiku was published in Contemporary Verse 2, a Canadian literary journal that held a haiku competition in Volume 21 No.4 in 1999. It took 1st place:

drifting near willows
the river holds its silence
three eggs of a loon


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This haiku was the winning entry for the Herb Barrett Award in 1999:

from table to table
the cafe waiter
sweeping leaves


* All of the poetry on this page is copyrighted by Sandra Fuhringer.

3 comments:

  1. Looks like a great book- great to see you published in there!

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  2. Congratulations! I'm going to see if "my" bookstore has this next time I go there. I love Haiku.

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  3. That volume with over 800 poems is impressive ... how exciting that 7 of them are yours!

    Thanks for sharing your award-winning haiku with us :)

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