Wednesday, April 4, 2018

Ito En Art of Haiku contest 2017

Another news today! I just received this from Ito En the Art of Haiku Contest - Semifinalist for the month of February. This is the February Semifinalists page of "Shukan NY Seikatsu." The Ito En website will be updated soon. Congratulations to Jessica Malone Latham, Barbara Kaufmann, Earl Keener, Neal Whitman, Valentina Ranaldi-Adams, and Raj K. Bose.

Here is my monoku:

tight ponytail my urgent to-do list

Haiku Windows

Happy to see my haiku for the first time in Haiku Windows. I am honored to be in good company. Congratulations to Madhuri Pillai and Tia Haynes, Adjei Agyei-Baah, Amy Losak, Aparna Pathak, Arvinder Kaur, Carmen Sterba Russell, Carol Raisfeld, Christina Sng, Debbi Antebi, Garry Eaton, Kathabela Wilson, Marilyn Ashbaugh, Marta Majorka Chociłowska, Michael Henry Lee, Michael H. Lester, Olivier Schopfer, Patricia Davis, Rachel Sutcliffe, and many others. Head over Haiku Windows on The Haiku Foundation website here

Friday, March 30, 2018

Wild Plum Haiku Contest 2018

     I forgot that I sent an entry to the Wild Plum Haiku Contest so it was a wonderful surprise to wake up this morning to find out on Facebook that my haiku has received an honorable mention. This contest received 312 entries from 41 countries. I am so honored and grateful! Congratulations to all the winners! You can read all the winning poems here

Wednesday, March 28, 2018

Asahi Haikuist Network

I haven't submitted to David McMurray in a long time so but I'm glad that he accepted this poem. You can read the full publication here.

Sunday, March 25, 2018

Incense Dreams 1.3

My first appearance in Lucia Fontana's journal, Incense Dreams 1.3

remembering you
a seagull's shadow
glides on the sand

moonbeams . . .
will you let me see
the real you
behind the shadow
of your past

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Sonic Boom Issue 10

Sonic Boom Issue 10 is now live! So glad to be among a bevy of talents. Read the full issue here -
Here's my haiga which is included in the Visual Art section

Sunday, December 10, 2017

Indian Kukai November 2017 (First Place)

First place? I have to pinch myself to believe it! It was my first time to participate in the Indian Kukai. Among 67 participants from 19 different countries, I made it to the top. Thank you Lord for the gift of inspiration and for all of my blessings this year!