Friday, June 12, 2020

The Signature Haiku Anthology Including Senryu and Tanka, 2020

Editor: Robert Epstein


on this night
of our awareness,
the aurora
brushes an ensō
across lake and sky


Honourable Mention
2018 Sanford Goldstein International Tanka Contest


My Commentary:

This is a sketch-of-life tanka illustrating one of the most magical moments my husband and I have ever experienced while camping at our favourite lake. The aurora borealis began to shimmer in an arc above the silhouette of an island, creating a perfect reflection. For a few moments, the island appeared to be suspended in a circle of light. We were transfixed!



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