Christine L. Villa

Born in Quezon City, Philippines
Living in Sacramento, California, USA
http://blossomrain.blogspot.com
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floating on water
the scent of magnolia
summer breeze

Semifinalist for the month of August 2011
Ito En North America New Haiku Grand Pix

 

smoke
from her chimney . . .

all the gossiping

3rd Prize, Diogen International Winter Haiku Competition 2012

 

passing clouds
the scent of honeysuckle

in a crow's wings

2nd place, Svetlana Marisova Memorial Kukai 2012

 

new moon
changing the photo

inside her heart locket

Honorable Mention
Kaji Aso Studio International Haiku Contest 2012

 

another splash
from the bird bath . . .

lingering heat

3rd place, 6th International Kukai 2012

 

pulling her to places
she has never been

the sound of the train

One of the 8 awardees, 
Setouchi Matsuyama Photo Haiku Contest 2011

 

yard sale
a yoyo unwinds

a string of memories



Frogpond, Winter 2012

 

checkmate . . .
surrendering to

a choir of birds

Things With Wings, June 2012

 

tide pool
a gull plucks a starfish

along with my dream

 With Cherries on Top - 31 Flavours from NaHaiWriMo 2012

 

cotton-candy clouds
days when I am

one of the butterflies

 With Cherries on Top - 31 Flavours from NaHaiWriMo 2012

 

hospital bed
the way his eyes light up

whenever he sees me

 With Cherries on Top - 31 Flavours from NaHaiWriMo 2012

 

evening drizzle
notes from his guitar

perfume the air

Haigaonline ( Vol. 12, Issue 2, December 2011)

 

a bird song
no need to know 

the color of its wings

Haigaonline ( Vol. 12, Issue 2, December 2011)

 

frameless sky
the boardwalk too small
for my dreams

A Hundred Gourds, 1:4 September 2012

 

moonless night
my tears dissolving

into prayers

100th World Haiku Association Haiga Contest 2012

 

torn between
the sunset and him

I ask for a snapshot

Prune Juice, Issue 8: Spring 2012

 

the flower
behind my ear . . .

our first conversation

Winner, March 2012
The Collaborative Photo-Haiku Project