Monday, February 03, 2020

Christina Chin Haiku Blog, February 2020

Honoured and grateful to be a featured poet on Christina Chin's Haiku Blog on February 1, 2020!

The following selection of work highlights some of Debbie's achievements:

I skip a pebble across
the universe

1st Place, 2019 OtherWordly Intergalactic Haiku Competition
(first publication: Seashores, Volume 2, April 2019)

a halo around
the long night moon . . .
I find
another strand
of mother's light

Winner, 2018 10th Annual Moonbathing Tanka Contest

frozen trough
I cup the warm breath
of my horse

1st Place, 2018 Sharpening the Green Pencil Haiku Contest

the ocean
was in a rage last night
but today,
these peace offerings
of blue mussels and kelp

1st Place, 2018 Sanford Goldstein International Tanka Contest

transience . . .
petal by petal
we let go

Winning Haiku, 2017 Vancouver Cherry Blossom Haiku Contest

mute swans
under a moon bridge
the things
I should have confessed
make no difference now

1st Place, 2016 Fleeting Words Tanka Competition

fog deepens
the sound of rabbits
nibbling night

Grand Prize, 2016 World Haiku Competition

dried curls
of gray reindeer moss
crunch softly
underneath our boots . . .
no other sound, but breath

1st Place, 2016 San Francisco International Competition for Haiku, Senryu and Tanka

tracks of birds
meander through snow . . .
the surgeon
marks her left breast
with a cross

1st Place, 2016 British Haiku Society Tanka Awards

stone cairns
a faded cap drifts

1st Place, 2015 Harold G. Henderson Haiku Contest


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