Haiku Contest 2019

Wild Plum Haiku Contest 2019


This year we recived 257 entries from participants from 36 countries. Thank you to all who participated and congratulations to the winners!


First Prize

dried stream
each and every pebble
we had thrown

Rajandeep Garg


Second Prize

how random
the shape of things to come –

arvinder kaur


Third Prize

between us
a rock and moss
drifting clouds

Erin Castaldi


Honorable Mentions

foggy morning …
the bits and pieces of me
in Father’s mind

Chen-ou Liu

dripstone cave
the world is not the same
as two drops ago

Roman Lyakhovetsky

summer wind taking shape clothesline

Olivier Schopfer

sweltering heat–
the child’s shadow-
over felled trees

Carl Seguiban

a sad buffet
of wilted leftovers
my salad days

Neal Whitman