VCBF 2013 winners

CherriesMagnoliaFebMar2010 032Winners of the Vancouver Cherry Blossom Festival Haiku Invitational 2013 contest:

Top Winners

British Columbia

a crow’s nest—
the wind drops
white blossoms
                      Julie Emerson
                     Vancouver, British Columbia

Canada

waiting for the blossoms
the birds are still
up the magician’s sleeve
                      Marco Fraticelli

                      Pointe-Claire, Quebec

United States

lighting a path
for the cherry blooms
first grade teacher
                              Robert Michael Drouilhet

                              Picayune, Mississippi

International

this side of winter
tuning the mandolin
to mountain cherry
                            Leah Ann Sullivan

                            Nagoya, Japa

Youth

A bird bath
under a tree
filled with cherry blossoms

                            Iris Liu, age 12

                            Vancouver, British Columbia

 

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