Janak Sapkota


Born 1987 in Baglung, Nepal
Living in Fribourg, Switzerland


spring snow
only bird tracks
show the way

Whisper of Pines, Original Writing, Ireland, 2012

 

geese by the lake! 
waterlilies! 
such whiteness

A Firefly Lights the Page, SanaSato, Finland, 2012

 

ash from the ghat – 
in the moonlight, a shadow 
crosses the river

Whisper of Pines, Original Writing, Ireland, 2012

 

stroke of luck –
lodged in my wallet
a strand of her hair

A Firefly Lights the Page, SanaSato, Finland, 2012

 

early morning sun –
a shadow walks
in silence

Winter Lights, Cló, Ireland, 2004

 

midnight
a snail paints
the moonlit canvas

Shamrock Haiku Journal, Volume 20

 

a busy ant
loses its way
among my haiku

Lights Along the Road, Bamboo Press, Kathmandu, 2005

 

long days of rain –
the gurgle of frogs ripen
my little rice field

Winner, Smurfit Samhain International Haiku Prize, Ireland, 2006