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Poetry

This is an overview of poems (mainly haiku) that were published in literary magazines or received an award or a mention in writing competitions.


On the list of the European top 100 haiku authors in 2020.


In the Autumn Moon Haiku Journal, Volume 4:1, Autumn-Winter 2020-2021


Nyusen(Third Prize) (入選) in the 25th International “Kusamakura” Haiku Competition


In the Selected Haiku Submissions Collection of the 12th Yamadera Basho Memorial Museum English Haiku Contest


In the special selection of the 2nd - Morioka International HAIKU Contest. See also this pdf and this longer document.


Honorable Mention (入選) in the 74th Basho Memorial English Haiku Contest (英語の部)


I sent in a postcard with a haiku to the Haiku Postcard Project! of Haiku Connects Us


Honourable Mention in the International Haiku Contest on the Theme of the Gourds 2020 by The Haiku Association „Three Rivers“, The „Pumpkin Festival“, and The Tourist Board of Ivanić-Grad, Croatia, for:

between damp leaves
the song of the cricket
and melon flowers


Honourable Mention in the Vancouver Cherry Blossom Festival’s 2019 Haiku Invitational for:

I apologize
cherry blossoms tumble
into the river


In the Selected Haiku Submissions Collection of the 11th Yamadera Basho Memorial Museum English Haiku Contest:

half-moon dusk
a murder of crows returns
to its nesting site

early bedtime
a thunderstorm’s noise
keeps me awake


Accepted for the summer 2019 issue of the Akitsu Quarterly


Publication in the spring 2019 edition of Cicada’s Cry


On the list of the European top 100 haiku authors in 2018.


Selected submission in the 10th Yamadera Basho Memorial Museum English Haiku Contest in the category Division 1b: General Public (Non-Japanese applicants):

silent darkness
eats into the sinking sun
ripe peaches on the ground


Tokusen (Second Prize) in the 23rd International “Kusamakura” Haiku Competition in Kumamoto in the foreign language category:

shallow pond
the edges of winter
crackle


Publication in Eucalpyt 25:

motes of snow
dance in the cold air
glittering
beneath a caesious sky
a robin’s song


Publication in cattails April 2018:

dulcet light
drops into a puddle
buddleja rain


Publication in Einunddreißig: Ausgabe Nr. 20 Februar 2018:

schweigende Stille
quillt süsslich in den Morgen
Sonntagseinsamkeit
frisch gepflückte Narzissen
leuchten mit gelber Kälte


Honorable mention in Akita International Haiku Network’s 6th Japan – Russia Haiku Contest (English Section):

unmoored from home
drifting in nameless winds
cherry blossoms


Honorable mention in Akita International Haiku Network’s 5th Japan-Russia Haiku Contest 2016:

stars becloud the sky
powdery snowflakes vanish
in the night ocean


Publication in A Hundred Gourds 5:1:

reddening shadows
she folds october light
into paper cranes


Publication in Chrysanthemum Nr. 18:

Zenithsonne
der Reis im Schälchen
ebenso weiss

zenith sun
the rice in the bowl
just as white