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HAIKU

cloudy morning-
a kite flies higher
than its string

Rita Odeh



My Haiku/Haiga Book:

Buds of Dream
(2006-2014)
available atAMAZON.COM





My Haiga Album



Second Haiku Book

A Walk in Haiku, 2014
Rita Odeh









Monday, December 15, 2014

A Walk in Haiku: Second Haiku Collection





A Walk in Haiku
Second Haiku Collection, 2014- ?
(I wish to know which haiku is your favorite)








43#


dragon sun-
the snowy heron's neck,
a question mark

EUROPEAN QUARTERLY KUKAI #8 - Winter 2014


42#


squatting
on his own shadow...
the mountain

September 11, 2014(Mainichi Japan)


41#


moonlit river-
a giraffe sipping
the stars

1st place, European Quarterly Kukai #7, Autumn 2014 Edition


40#


full moon-
the lost coin shines
in the pool

6th place, Indian Kukai#7, September2014


39#


blooming-
I stir my heart
dreamwise

seize the poem,fb,16 December 2014


38#


cancer survivor-
the path ahead taken by
a bird's song

seize the poem,fb,16 December 2014


37#


shallow water- the crane's bill shapes, reshapes seize the poem,fb,17 Nov. 2014


36#


moonless night-
the fisherman's net
catches the wind

3rd place, Shiki Kukai, October 2014


35#


departing train-
on a torn spider web,
some dew drops

Indian Kukai#8, November2014


34#


autumn wind-
a leaf curls around
its shadow

Frogpond 37:3, the autumn issue, 2014


33#


turbulent river-
mom's call leading
the lost calf

Shiki Monthly Kukai, September 2014


32#


crickets' cries
piercing this darkness...
demolished houses

Shiki Monthly Kukai, September 2014


31#


a feather
in an empty cage...
Promised Land

A Hundred Gourds, September 2014


30#


Bethlehem breeze-
two kites flying over the
Separation Wall

A Hundred Gourds, September 2014


29#


empty nest-
a bowerbird dancing with
a blue stick

The Heron's Nest, September 2014


28#


Gaza sky-
the sunflower field
facing darkness

First Place, Shiki Monthly Kukai, August 2014


27#


only the
kite’s string remains…
autumn breeze

First place, International Matsuo Basho Award for Haiku Poetry, summer 2014


26#


hair combing-
the hunter moon in
every mirror

6th Yamadera Basho Memorial Museum English Haiku Contest
Selected Haiku Submissions Collection, July 2014


25#


offering me
a green apple...
the serpent

6th Yamadera Basho Memorial Museum English Haiku Contest
Selected Haiku Submissions Collection, July 2014


24#


braiding
silence into dreams…
full moon

HSA Anthology, 2014


23#


sea froth
covers the shore...
night whispers

Daily Haiga, 29 July 2014


22#


not alone
on this short path
the butterflies

lpe-zine, 14 July 14


21#


a monk
picking up Bleeding Hearts...
temple bells

lpe-zine, 14 July 14


20#


long proboscis
reaching deep into the peony...
lover's whispers

lpe-zine, 14 July 14


19#


how many times
flew on your wings, eagle...
oh, this emptiness!

The 122th. WHA Haiga Contest (07/2014)


18#


late summer clouds-
a fisher man casts his line
into memories

4th place, Indian Kukai #6, July 2014


17#


cockatoo couple-
the echo of spring
in their song

Tamarind Magazine, July 2014


16#


full moon-
smiling back
to me

The Bamboo Hut, June 2014


15#


Balloon Buds
opening up to stars...
Milky Way

The Bamboo Hut, June 2014


14#


a pond heron
sharing a log with a turtle…
peace talk

The Bamboo Hut, June 2014


13#


a black bird
in a blossoming tree…
cancer news

The Bamboo Hut, June 2014


12#


walking away-
your chair starts sinking
in the silence

The Bamboo Hut, June 2014


11#


empty hut-
in and out of the shadows
this black bird

1st place, Shiki Kukai, June 2014


10#


the breeze
of our scented memories...
missing you

8th place, Shiki Kukai, June 2014


9#


abandoned house...
wind slams the gate
of memories

Philippine Haiku Daily,11 June 2014


8#


dry river-
a butterfly sipping
the crocodile's tears

Europian Kukai #6, June 2014


7#


promised thunder-
how could you walk away
even before lightning

Asahi, 6 June 2014


6#


dawn breeze-
old Palestinian women
on Via Dolorosa

National Geographic Photo Contest,June 2014


5#


starry sky-
a hollow trunk sailing
into stillness

The Bamboo Hut, May 2014


4#


inhaling
the mountain’s silence…
a lone tree

The Bamboo Hut, May 2014


3#


the time it takes
a swing to settle down...
night whispers

Indi Kukai #5, May 2014


2#


border's darkness-
from high song to another,
the nightingale

Shiki Kukai, May 2014


1#


lavender breeze-
the taste of our first kiss,
faintly violet

philippine Haiku Daily, May4, 2014


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Daily Haiga, December 2014







Rita Odeh, Daily Haiga, 2 December 2014



Thursday, September 11, 2014

Haiku Published in Mainichi




squatting
on his own shadow...
the mountain

Rita Odeh (Nazareth, Israel)
Selected by Isamu Hashimoto.
September 11, 2014(Mainichi Japan)



Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Recently Published Haiku




only the
kite’s string remains…
autumn breeze

First place, International Matsuo Basho Award for Haiku Poetry, summer 2014


#


braiding
silence into dreams…
full moon

HSA Anthology, 2014


#


autumn wind-
a leaf curls around
its shadow

Frogpond 37:3, the autumn issue, 2014


#


hair combing-
the hunter moon in
every mirror

6th Yamadera Basho Memorial Museum English Haiku Contest
Selected Haiku Submissions Collection, July 2014


#


offering me
a green apple...
the serpent

6th Yamadera Basho Memorial Museum English Haiku Contest
Selected Haiku Submissions Collection, July 2014


#


a feather
in an empty cage...
Promised Land

A Hundred Gourds, September 2014


#


Bethlehem breeze-
two kites flying over the
Separation Wall

A Hundred Gourds, September 2014


#


empty nest-
a bowerbird dancing with
a blue stick

The Heron's Nest, September 2014


#


not alone
on this short path
the butterflies

lpe-zine, 14 July 14


#


a monk
picking up Bleeding Hearts...
temple bells

lpe-zine, 14 July 14


#


long proboscis
reaching deep into the peony...
lover's whispers

lpe-zine, 14 July 14


#





Saturday, August 30, 2014

Winner of the The Shiki Monthly Kukai





Winner of the The Shiki Monthly Kukai, August 2014
Kigo Theme: SUNFLOWER
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First Place - 29 Points
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Gaza sky-
the sunflower field
facing darkness

Rita Odeh
Nazareth, Israel
(2,6,11) = 29 pts