Results – 4th Japan-Russia Haiku Contest 2015

The Akita International Haiku Network has announced the results of its 4th Japan – Russia Haiku Contest, where poets were invited to write haiku on the theme of lakes.

From a range of international contributors, Australian haiku poets Marietta McGregor and Simon Hanson were first- and second-listed among a set of 10 entrants to receive Honourable Mentions:

a family of teals
breaches the lake ice
receding winter

– Marietta McGregor

heading home
crossing the lake
the shadows of pines

– Simon Hanson

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