Issue # 30 of Shamrock now online

The new issue of Shamrock (No. 30) is now available online at:

It has a big selection of English-language haiku from all over the world, plus translated haiku (from Belorussian), as well as two haibun.

It also announces the winners of Shamrock Readers’ Choice Award for the best haiku and senryu published in Shamrock in 2014.

Many thanks to all contributors. Hopefully readers will enjoy this latest edition.

Irish Haiku Society

February 08, 2015

Result from Golden Triangle Haiku Contest

Australian haiku poet Simon Hanson has won second place in the Golden Triangle Haiku Contest in the United States with the following haiku:

midnight snow
whispers of light
in the darkness

The competition was winter-themed. Sixty poems were chosen for display in flower beds along the streets of Washington DC during the American winter.

Simon was also awarded an honourable mention and given runner-up for three other haiku in this contest.