Chen-ou Liu


her face

in my whisky

the moon floats


Grand Prix, 7th Klostar Ivanic Haiku Contest 


autumn dusk···

I stir my coffee



First Prize, 12th Haiku International assocaition Haiku Contest


Silent Night

drifting in from the neighbors --

I relearn Chinese


Second Place in The North Carolina Poetry Society Lyman Haiku Award (2011)


a dried lotus leaf

in Tibetan Book of the Dead...

winter dusk


Third Place, 2010 World Haiku Competition



in my whisky glass

autumn stars


Third Prize, the Haiku Section of the New Zealand Poetry Society’s 2011 International Poetry Competition


attic window –

a few moonlit shadows

come and go


2nd Prize, 8th Klostar Ivanic Haiku Contest 


a deceased friend

taps me on the shoulder -

plum blossoms falling


Grand Prize: Poem of the Year, The Heron's Nest 


a long line of cars

behind the hearse

migrating snow geese


Second Prize, 2012 Diogen Autumn Haiku Contest 


alone at dawn

amid cherry blossoms

a butterfly’s dream



Sakura Award, 2013 Vancouver Cherry Blossom Festival Haiku Invitational


cherry petals

on my cheek

I turn the other



Sakura Award,  2013 Vancouver Cherry Blossom Festival Haiku Invitational


snowy dawn...

bits of yesterday

cling to today



Third Place, Inaugural Janice M Bostok International Haiku Award


long way home ...

windshield wipers clear

the silence between us



Distinguished Work Prize, 5th Yamadera Basho Memorial Museum Haiku Contest


harvest moon rising ....

a tremble

in the migrant's voice


 Second Place, 10th Kloštar Ivanić Haiku Contest


im-mi-grant . . .

the way English tastes

on my tongue



2nd Prize, 7th Kokako Haiku Competition


I think therefore I am entering a butterfly's dream




3rd Prize, 18th Kusamakura International Haiku Competition