Goda V. Bendoraitiene

Living in Klaipeda, Lithuania
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dewy willow
sunrise lights up
only one side

The Mainichi — December 7, 2016

 

a rift in the clouds
clearing what it means to be
someone‘s part

WHA Haiga Contest, October 2016

 

predawn downpour
louder and louder
the sky calls the tune

WHA Haiga Contest, September 2016

 

the first voyage...
irresistible wish
to look back

WHA Haiga Contest, May 2016

 

at the crossroads —
each road once
was travelled

WHA Haiga Contest, April 2016

 

small world...
a child draws with a twig
the sun on puddle

The Mainichi — October 21, 2016

 

serene lake--
a black swan stretches its wings
among white swans

The Mainichi — March 4, 2016

 

childhood theatre...
the heroes--mossy twigs
on the wild cherry

The Mainichi — December 19, 2015

 

cumulus cloud
just like a duck
resting on the lake

The Mainichi — October 19, 2015

 

coming of autumn
I recall the melody
of distant carillon

The Mainichi — November 18, 2015

 

a sudden downpour
brings us to the doorstep
of an open church

The Mainichi — August 15, 2015

 

first buds...
the only wish
to stay longer

The Mainichi — June 3, 2015

 

a glow of sunset
on the sidewalk mime closes
imaginary door

The Mainichi — May 18, 2015

 

snow fortress
slowly turns to
wings of angel

The Mainichi — February 11, 2015

 

short summer...
grannie is learning the language
of her grandchild

4th place - Indian Kukai #12 , August 2015

 

short conference break –
my son introduces his beloved
by budding cherry

Haiku Special from the 3rd Japan – Russia Haiku Contest
Akita International Haiku Network

 

tree trunk
torn to the core
full of snow

The Mainichi – March 29, 2014

 

glow of warmth...
touching the sunset
on water surface

The Mainichi – December 5, 2014

 

flash of lightning
within a second
honest faces

The Mainichi – November 6, 2014

 

a child fills his bucket
with sunset twinkle
from the peak of wave

The Mainichi – October 15, 2014

 

a toddler climbs
onto father's shoulders
to reach the kite

Honorable mention - Diogen haiku contest - Spring 2014

 

family picnic...
trying not to trample down
budding primroses

Honorable Mention - 68th Basho Festival Anthology - October 2014

 

autumn flowers...
just reminding of colours
brighter before fall

WHA Haiga Contest, September 2014

 

little souls...
listening to
the pulse

WHA Haiga Contest, October 2014

 

Blue Moon...
cruise liner passes by
the blues variations

WHA Haiga Contest, June 2014

 

first swallows of spring...
this desire to call
that all is well

WHA Haiga Contest, July 2014

 

first thunder
enlightens all that's perfect...
still unfinished in me

WHA Haiga Contest, May 2014

 

passing clouds before gale –
we stick to our own
opinions

WHA Haiga Contest, April 2014

 

you are always beside,
the good day, –
aura of the sun

WHA Haiga Contest, January 2014

 

dried roses...
Hard To Say
I am sorry

Butterfly Dream 2014

 

white chrysanthemum
in the first snow
the last farewell

 

Mother's Day...
relaxing aquarelle sunset
in my toddler's mood

confessions…
everything I’d like to hear –
snowflakes over water

The Mainichi - March 8-9, 2013

 

blooming orchard...
in a dream I meet my mom 
as old as me

World Haiku Anthology: A Vast Sky, 2013

 

by the mountain spring
we talk about the same things
just in other words

Special Prize, Japan-Lithuania Online HAIKU Contest 2011

  

in the old dictionary
a bookmark: leaf of maple…
mother’s gift

The Mainichi – November 27, 2010

 

festive fair
coming and leaving
empty-handed

 

family picnic...
trying not to trample down
budding primroses

 

 

jazz festival —
tears without a reason
lost in echoes