Dejan Pavlinović

Born 1968 in Pula, Croatia
Living in Pula, Croatia

 


 

 

from burp
to yawn –
Christmas afternoon

 

od podriga
do zijeva –
božićno popodne

10th Dubravko Ivančan Haiku Contest 2008 – 2nd prize

 

drowning
in his own reflection
a snowman

 

utopi se
u vlastitom odrazu
snjegović

14th International “Kusamakura” Haiku Competition, Kumamoto, Japan 2009 – 2nd prize

 

sea pebble
only for a moment
in a little hand

 

oblutak
samo na tren
u malenoj ruci

The 21st ITOEN "Oh-I Ocha" New Haiku Contest, Tokyo, Japan 2010 – Honorable Mention

 

face to face
in a nightly conversation
a big and little heart

 

sučelice
u noćnom razgovoru
malo i veliko srce

8th Klostar Ivanic Haiku Contest 2010 –3rd prize

 

playing their way
through foreign words
little strangers

 

razigrano
kroz nepoznate riječi
maleni stranci

IRIS HAIKU MAGAZINE - Topic: International Year for the Rapprochement of Cultures 2010 –Award

 

 

from star to star
down the Milky Way
a little finger

 

Mliječnom stazom
od zvijezde do zvijezde
maleni prst

The 20th ITOEN "Oh-I Ocha" New Haiku Contest, Tokyo, Japan 2009 –Merit Award

 

unzipping
the world in two
a ship's wake

 

raspori
svijet na dva
vodena brazda

3rd Vladimir Devide Haiku Award – commended

 

from the orchard . . .
sweet fragrances still
in her hair

 

iz voćnjaka . . .
slatki mirisi i dalje
u njenoj kosi

Klostar Ivanic Haiku Contest 2008 – commended

 

frosty morning . . .
on a naked cherry tree
the sun in bloom

 

u mrzlo jutro
na goloj trešnji
procvalo sunce

Klostar Ivanic Haiku Contest 2009 – commended

 

the sky
on open umbrellas
for a walk

 

na otvorenim
kišobranima nebo
prošetalo

Klostar Ivanic Haiku Contest 2011 – commended


sultriness
almost confused by
midnight breeze
 

umalo zbunio
ponoćni vjetrić
sparinu

Klostar Ivanic Haiku Contest 2011 – commended