Polona Oblak

Polona Oblak

 

not yet spring

two swans on the lake

not yet white

 

 

Prize winner 13th HIA haiku contest (2011)

 

receding thunder

cherry petals line

the storm drain

 

 

Honorable mention Vancouver Cherry Blossom Haiku Invitational 2011

 

after the freight train thistledown

 

 

Notes From the Gean 3:1 (2011)

 

 

 

 

 

long day's end

the measured wingbeats

of a grey heron

 

 

Mu II (2011)

 

distant lightning

a blackbird tears flesh

from a ripe cherry

 

 

The Heron's Nest XIII:3 (2011)

 

heat shimmers

the flicker

of a lizard's tongue

 

 

A Hundred Gourds 1:1 (2011)

 

persimmon sky

two blackbirds puff up

their silhouettes

 

 

The Heron's Nest XIV:1 (2012)

 

his burn-scarred hands –

how the winter wind

makes dead leaves fly

 

Acorn 28 (2012)

 

all that defines me babushka dolls

 

 

A Hundred Gourds 1:3 (2012)

 

 

 

 

autumn sunset

the flutter of the sail

as it loses wind

 

 

The Heron's Nest XIV:2 (2012)

 

no longer friends

the aftertaste

of imported ale

 

 

Modern Haiku 43:2 (2012)

 

dappled sunlight

the broad back of the man

picking snowdrops

 

 

Presence 46 (2012)

 

15%

of the battery left…

spring thunder

 

 

A Hundred Gourds 1:4 (2012)

 

white lies

bracken

taller than me

 

 

Modern Haiku 43:2 (2012)

 

distant thunder

ants inside

a broken egg shell

 

 

tinywords 12.1 (2012)