Billy Antonio

Born 1975 in San Carlos City, Pangasinan, Philippines
Living in Laoac, Pangasinan, Philippines
http://themoss-coveredwell.blogspot.com
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chill wind –
I stare across
the bamboo bridge

Third Haiku Contest Sharpening the Green Pencil 2014

 

quiet river–
a fish wrinkles
the face of the moon

Third Place, Indian Kukai #7

 

watermelon . . .
explaining the world
to my son

Second Place, Shiki Kukai (Free Format) October 2014

 

cold night
a beggar and his dog
share shadows

First Place, Shiki Kukai (Free Format) December 2014

 

All Souls’ Day
sold out for
the candle peddler

The Mainichi Daily News, December 4, 2014

 

All Souls’ Day
sold out for
the candle peddler

The Mainichi Daily News, December 4, 2014

 

early morning
the sound of potato chips
cracking

The Asahi Shimbun: Asahi Haikuist Network, October 17, 2014

 

full moon–
my shadow and I stroll
the tree-lined street

The Asahi Shimbun: Asahi Haikuist Network, November 21, 2014

 

paddy field
rice plants sprout
on the moon

The Asahi Shimbun: Asahi Haikuist Network, September 19, 2014

 

deep sighs
outside snow
on snow

Honorable Mention - The Shambhala Times Midwinter Haiku Contest, March 14, 2015

 

winter wind
the faint glow
of an oil lamp

Semi-Finalist - The Shambhala Times Midwinter Haiku Contest, March 14, 2015

 

closing my eyes
to find it
cricket’s song

The Heron’s Nest, Volume XVII, Number 1, March 2015

 

evening prayer
a house lizard falls
on the floor

Wild Plum – a haiku journal, First issue

 

unopened window
the spider reaches
the mountain top

Chrysanthemum No.17, April 2015

 

hometown visit
the sound
of a rusted gate

Chrysanthemum No.17, April 2015

 

wash day
the clothesline
a rainbow

Honorable Mention 18th Mainichi Haiku Contest

 

ill wind
father caresses the kite
on the wall

Third Prize, Diogen Spring 2014 Haiku Contest

 

monsoon rains
the dwindling
woodpile

Akitsu Quarterly, Winter 2014

 

morning calm
the sudden flutter
of pigeon feather

Akitsu Quarterly, Summer 2015

 

midnight moon
the echoing chirps
of a gecko

Akitsu Quarterly, Summer 2015

 

sudden wind
I let go
of the kite’s string

6th Yamadera Basho Memorial Museum English Haiku Contest
Selected Haiku Submission Collection