Sheila Windsor Reads A Selection Of Her Haiku

calling each other
the free owl and the captive
unable to sleep
First Place – The BHS James W Hackett International Award 1998
it’s getting late
every sound
might be you
Runner-up – still – The Haiku Award 1998
single wisp of cloud
vapour trail
somewhere a cricket
Runner-up – still – The Haiku Award 1998
finding the bathroom
by moonlight
the cry of the fox
Runner-up – still – The Haiku Award 1999
into snow the crow prints mine
First Prize – The Herb Barrett Award 2001
October sun
a warm greenhouse tomato
settles in my palm
Highly commended - Haiku Presence Award 2001
bedroom curtains
apart just enough
crescent moon
First Prize – Kaji Aso Studio 2001
also published Hawaii Education Assoc. Anthology
winter trees
each day
more sky
First Prize – The 6th Shiki Commemorative Kukai 2001
swaying and dancing
shadows of leaves
on the piano lid
The New Haiku – 2002
red balloon until there’s only blue
First Prize – The Herb Barrett Award 2002
also published: RAW NerVZ
if i spin this globe faster we merge youandi
The cover of RAW NerVZ – Spring 2002
with ink drawing by Mark Windsor
hoar frost
the dead spider drawn
into a star
Second Prize – The Kamakura Shrine One Verse Competition – 2004
fireflies the space between stars
Commended – Haiku Presence Award 2004
funeral day
the cherry blossoms
about to break
Honourable mention – Vancouver Cherry Blossom Festival
Haiku Invitational 2008
lullaby. . .
a turtle tracks back
to the ocean
First Prize – The Svetlana Marisova Memorial Kukai 2012