Anatoly Kudryavitsky

Born 1954 in Moscow, Russia
Living in Dublin, Ireland
http://kudryavitsky.webs.com
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tired of skywatching . . .
the blue sheen of
broken sea-shells

A Hundred Gourds, No 1:2

 

spring tide –
the reflection of a bridge
flows under the bridge

Runner Up—HaikuNow! Award

 

their branches almost touch . . .
glass-house cherry tree
and the one outside

Honorable Mention—Vancouver Cherry Blossom Festival, 2012

 

discarded monuments
the afterlife
of shadows

A Hundred Gourds, No 1:2

 

sweeping wind –
petals frozen
to icy patches

Honorable Mention—Vancouver Cherry Blossom Festival, 2011

 

weeping cherry tree
in the graveyard
the first to bloom

Shamrock No 31, 2015

 

evening lull
a seaside cave exhaling
butterflies

Shamrock No 31, 2015

 

boundary stone
the nettles
pause

Notes from the Gean, 14, 2012

 

Fathers’ Day –
children measure old oaks
by the length of their arms

1st Place - The IAFOR Vladimir Devide Haiku Award, 2014

 

ventilator off –
the sound of dragonfly
wing beats

Mainichi Daily News, 19th September 2013

 

mosquito
in Baltic amber –
its frozen flight

A Hundred Gourds, December 2013

 

on the steps
of the Freedom Memorial,
a discarded snake skin

Shamrock No 22, 2012

 

moonlight
through thorny trees –
a scarlet tanager

Shamrock No 31, 2015

 

inside the empty shell, snail’s dreams

World Haiku Review, August 2012

 

depth of autumn
horses bow before
the setting sun

Shamrock No 31, 2015

 

streaming
along the disused road,
a river of mist

Frozen Butterfly No 3, 2015

 

along a damaged road the shuddering moon

A Hundred Gourds, No 1:2

 

inside the wishing well,
the moon and a pair of
moon-dogs

Notes from the Gean, August 2013

 

Halloween
football dummies
in the morning mist

A Hundred Gourds, December 2012

 

deep autumn
the morning's make-up
fading in the rain

A Hundred Gourds, December 2012

 

long boats
more firewood
toward sunrise

A Hundred Gourds, December 2013

 

unscheduled stop
a scarecrow welcomes us
with open arms

World Haiku Review, August 2012

 

wax museum
fear-giggles
from behind Henry VIII

Shamrock No 22, 2012

 

old men on the bench
each keeps
his own silence

Cattails, September 2015

 

candlelit café –
enter
French perfume

Cattails, September 2015

 

a moment’s interlude
the young soldier staring
at his hands

Shamrock No 31, 2015

 

sudden shower –
in an open trailer,
naked mannequins

World Haiku Review, August 2012

 

sleepless night
Mount Bear tossing
and turning in the fog

A Hundred Gourds, December 2012