Top 8 Haikus from Haiku Contest 2017
“Eleven” by Touba Sheikhshab
There were two figures
Passing by the cemetery
Now there is ..
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“Real haiku is the soul of poetry.”
― Santōka Taneda, Mountain Tasting: Haiku and Journals of Santoka Taneda
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Like an angel in a rainy day,
She flies high to find the bay,
Wet, frozen, misty, and cold,
Never again like what she retold,
It was one of those typical autumnal days. One that would make a man say “so the wind won’t blow it all away” as he witnesses the wind howling through the leaf-strewn alleys. To our utter surprise ..
It was a thirty minute drive to the old leper house. I had the serum vial safe in my pocket, and I knew that 5 patients were supposedly re..