Kashinath Karmakar

 

vast blue sky-

 the freedom that

 never was

 

1st place,14th International Kukai, May 2013

 

desert sun-

 in a camel's far-off look

 an oasis dream

 

 

1st place, 16th International Kukai, July 2013

 

 morning walk-

 wrapped and unwrapped

 by the fog

 

 

Tinywords, issue 13.1

 

traffic jam-

trimming a haiku

to fit the syllables

 

 

Frogpond, issue 36.1

 

back view mirror-

my childhood sky

distancing itself

 

Mainichi Daily News,April 2012

 

summer wind-

bamboos dissecting the moon

in various ways

 

Mainichi Daily News, October 2013

 

window moon-

an imperfect circle

in a perfect square

Shiki Kukai