Olivier SchopferOlivier Schopfer

Born 1966 in Geneva, Switzerland.
Living in Geneva, Switzerland

Olivier Schopfer has a degree in American and English literature. He is a member of the Haiku Society of America (HSA) and of the European Haiku Society (EHS). He likes to capture the moment in haiku, haiga and photography.
He also writes articles in French about etymology and everyday expressions: http://olivierschopferracontelesmots.blog.24heures.ch/

 

 

 

after our argument
fireflies
on the way home

Polish International Haiku Competition 2014, commended haiku
Under the Basho : Personal Best 2015

 

in the bleak winter sky
a tiny spot of blue
chaffinch song

Golden Haiku Contest 2014, runner-up

 

beyond the train window
the moon
travels with us

Issa's Untidy Hut : Wednesday Haiku #155, April 9 2014
Charlotte Digregorio's Daily Haiku, August 13, 2016

 

deserted beach
my footprints
follow me

Chrysanthemum 17, April 2015
Behind the Tree Line, Haiku Anthology 2015, edited by Gabriel Sawicki

 

the white lily's
pollen covered anthers . . .
time to confess

Modern Haiku 46.2, Summer 2015
Haiku Commentary, July 1, 2016 

 

a seed
inside the peach stone
the secret you hide from me

Mainichi Haiku Contest 2015, International Section, honorable mention

 

procrastinating
low on the horizon
cumulus clouds

Right Hand Pointing 95, Haiku Issue edited by Eric Burke, February 2016 

 

unanswered question
hovering in the sunlight
dust particles

Acorn No.36, Spring 2016

 

shining wind
the light chatter
of aspen leaves

Golden Haiku Contest 2016, runner-up

 

afternoon stillness
a cricket leaps
out of its shadow

Robert Spiess Memorial Haiku Award Competition for 2016, Honorable Mention Award
Modern Haiku 47.2, Summer 2016

 

therapist's waiting room
orchid buds
ready to open

The Heron's Nest, Volume XVIII, Number 2, June 2016