Simon Hanson

 
 
dissolving edges and boundaries the softness of ocean mist
 
 
The Sacred in Contemporary Haiku ed. Robert Epstein 2014
 
 
 
 
dawn
across the cliff face
shadows of birds
 
World Haiku Review Winter 2015
 
 
 
lingering
on a darkening sea
crimson sunset
 
Shamrock No. 27, 2014
 
 
 
 
little boats
alone on the sea
distant lights
 
paper wasp, summer 2014
 
 
 
 
a mingling
of clouds and reeds
the splash of a frog
 
Presence # 48 June 2013
 
 
 
 
 
ripples on the pond
the moon
reassembles itself
 
Frogpond Winter Issue 2012 / 2013
 
 
 
 
in the mist
the call of loons
calling loons
 
Taj Mahal Review Vol. 13 No. 2 December 2014
 
 
 
 
in the right place
at the right time
leaf fall
Frogpond 37:2  2014
 
 
 
 
over the fence
morning glories
the neighbour’s yard
 
FreeXpresSion Magazine December 2014
 
 
 
 
first one
then the rest
sparrows
 
FreeXpresSion Magazine, December 2014
 
 
 
 
late afternoon  the shade of other trees
 
 
Creatrix # 27, December 2014
 
 
 
 
sunset
white paper lanterns
briefly orange
Creatrix # 27, December 2014
 
 
 
 
hand in hand
our shadows
do the same
 
A Hundred Gourds 2.3 June 2013
 
 
 
 
your pats on the back
what weight
they carry
 
University of Western Australia, Digital Display 2013
 
 
 
 
lighting their faces
stories around the fire
 
Windfall: Australian Haiku Issue 2 2013
 
 
 
 
 
our cat
currently between
a hiss and a purr
 
paper wasp, spring 2014
 
 
 
 
raindrops on the window
you go your way
i’ll follow
paper wasp, spring 2014
 
 
 
 
visiting the aunts
greeting us first
garden gnomes
 
Creatrix # 27, December 2014
 
 
 
 
driveway lions
a little backup
for the cat
 
Creatrix # 27, December 2014
 
 
 
 
family gathering 
all the odd chairs
around the pool
 
FreeXpreSsion Haiku Competition 2013, Highly Commended
 
 
 
lighting one candle
from another
mother and daughter
 
Chrysanthemum 14 October 2013
 
 
 
 
deep in the toy box
a Tamagotchi sound
asleep
 
paper wasp, spring 2014
 
 
 
 
mowing the lawn
our daughter swerves
around the daisies
 
Windfall: Australian Haiku Issue 2 2013
 
 
 
 
my green indicator arrow points     left    left    left
 
 
paper wasp, winter 2014
 
 
 
 
barking dogs
another place
another story
World Haiku Review, Winter 2014
 
 
 
 
 
paddock shed a lean seventy years in the making
 
 
paper wasp, summer 2014
 
 
 
 
back again
same post
same crow
 
Windfall: Australian Haiku Issue 3, 2015
 
 
 
 
around the silos
a rat’s preference
for shadows
 
Creatrix # 25 June 2014
 
 
 
 
holding cover
the hare waits
for eye contact
 
Katikati Haiku Competition New Zealand 2014, Third Place
 
 
 
 
paddock wall
the work of hands
long gone
 
Kokako 21, 2014
 
 
 
 
 
moonlight
in slow release
icicle drip
 
The Zen Space Summer Showcase 2014
 
 
 
 
sunset ice the orange glow of distant fire
 
 
Kokako 21, 2014
for eye conta
 
 
 
left behind
skimming stones
moonlit ripples
 
19th Kusamakura Haiku Competition 2014, Second Place
 
 
 
 
catching the moon
the frost shows off
its stars
 
World Haiku Review Winter 2015
 
 
 
midnight snow
whispers of light
in the darkness
 
Golden Triangle Haiku Contest 2015, Second Place 
 
 
 
 
 
out of darkness
briefly in lamplight
falling snow
 
Golden Triangle Haiku Contest 2015, Honorable Mention 
 
 
 
across our lawn
on dewy nights
ten thousand tiny moons
Windfall: Australian Haiku Issue 1 2013
 
 

 

sharing the view

across the lake

a white faced owl                    

still heading out, An anthology of Australian and New Zealand haiku, 2013

 

blue fairy wren

lifting for a moment

a weight we carried                   

A Hundred Gourds 2.2, March 2013

 

crimson sunset

all the seagulls

in silhouette                               

DailyHaiku Vol. 8, 2013

 

surveying

our paddock

the crow and i                           

Evening Breeze,  Anthology of the Janice M Bostok haiku award, 2012

 

around ancient fires

their shadows danced

on the great stones                  

The Heron's Nest, September, 2012

 

by the same moon

to this very well . . .

our foremothers                       

Shamrock, No. 24, 2013

 

a mingling

of clouds and reeds

the splash of a frog                   

Presence # 48, June, 2013

 

the sounds of rain

softly across the pond

lily pads                                        

World Haiku Review, August, 2013

 

orange sunset

our long shadows

collecting firewood                   

A Hundred Gourds 2.4, September, 2013

 

incoming tide

over the mud flats

moonwashed                             

European Kukai, Autumn, 2013

 

alone on the shore all the white horses           

 

 

A Hundred Gourds 3.1, December, 2013

 

time and weather

our picket fence

goes its own way                           

Presence # 49, 2013

 

church ruin

a carpet of grass

a ceiling of stars                          

Creatrix # 22, September, 2013

 

afternoon hours

pass into evening

        mum's lace curtains               

DailyHaiku Vol. 8, 2013

 

closer than we thought lights in the mist             

 

 

DailyHaiku Vol. 8, 2013

 

lime cordial

the tinkle of ice

forty years ago                               

DailyHaiku Vol. 8, 2013

 

passing . . .

the ancient hills

cloud shadows                               

 

Yamadera Basho Memorial Museum Haiku Contest, Submission Collection, 2013
                                                            

 

filling this cup

the moon rises

to the brim                                      

 

World Haiku Review, August 2013

 

spring water

first moonlight

in a very long time                 

 

still heading out, An anthology of Australian and New Zealand haiku, 2013