Creatrix 33 Haiku

June 2016

Selectors: Amanda Joy, Meryl Manoy, Rose van Son & Gary De Piazzi
Submissions Manager: Gary De Piazzi

Contributors:

Simon Hanson

ayaz daryl nielsen

Marietta Jane McGregor

Gary Colombo De Piazzi

Tash Adams

Vandana Parashar

Julian O’Dea

Chen-ou Liu

David He Zhuanglang

Madurai Pillai

Jan Dobb

Gavin Austin

Cynthia Rowe

Alanna C. Burke

Samantha Sirimanne Hyde

Cliff “kawazu” Roberts

Debbie Strange

Margaret Ferrell

Matt Hetherington

Rajandeep Garg


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filling an open boat moonlight and shadow
over the sandbar sunset comes in waves
a kitten’s blue eyes hazy afternoon

Simon Hanson. Queensland, Australia

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grandpa’s well
as I pump the handle
old pipes moan

rosary beads
each one
another thought

ayaz daryl nielsen. Longmont, Colorado.

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backyard footy –
dog punctures
the first bounce

Marietta Jane McGregor, ACT

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rain storm
a hundred pins
find my flesh

midnight dream
the memory of something

in the recycle bin
the last of the old clothes
autumn leaves

Gary Colombo De Piazzi

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your breath
on the back of my neck
wisps of cloud

Tash Adams

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away from home –
I put the sodden pillow
out to dry

Vandana Parashar

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summer creek –
so much space
between the willows

Julian O’Dea, Canberra

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snow on snow
the silence between us
growing heavier

one pool of gold
after another –
summer sunset

sea breeze –
the rise and fall
of girls’ laughter

Chen-ou Liu

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moonlight
through the shutters
a donkey brays

David He Zhuanglang. No. 1 High School, Gansu Province. China 

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yesterday’s rain
the swallow’s beak
dips into the puddle

footprints
on the creek bed
hold the rain

Madurai Pillai

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a square of sun
in the breakfast room
marmalade tabby – Commended

new apartments
where the gumtrees stood –
migrating flocks

Jan Dobb. Canberra

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strewn clouds
raindrops threaded
on pine needles

Gavin Austin, Sydney

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beach vacation –
the tyre marks
of an ice cream cart

first light
the cabin walls creaking
with hoarfrost

Cynthia Rowe

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abandoned garden
green green
then the nasturtium

his step
on lemon thyme
surprise visit

Alanna C. Burke, Santa Fe, New Mexico. USA – Commended

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rural path –
wandering into
a spider web

Samantha Sirimanne Hyde

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mother’s day
a monarch lays
her eggs

Cliff “kawazu” Roberts, Sherman, Texas

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fly fishing
a rainbow arcs across
evening

first crocus
the grey stubble
on his chin

Debbie Strange

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still dawn
magpies sound
the alarm

pebble garden
dove finds
a stray seed

Margaret Ferrell

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saturday night
crushing garlic again

Matt Hetherington

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black witch moth –
the milky way stretching
over my palm

Rajandeep Garg. India

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