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Tuesday, February 1, 2011
Sharing a Haiku for NaHaiWriMo - day one
I'm writing a haiku a day for NaHaiWriMo offline. Here at Swimming in Lines of Haiku I'm sharing one of my published haiku each day:
navigating these country roads the curl of her hair
Highly Commended, New Zealand Poetry Society International Haiku Competition 2008
Published in Before the Sirocco (New Zealand Poetry Society Anthology, 2008)
Kirsten Cliff is a writer of prose and poetry: particularly haiku and tanka. She is currently working on her first collection exploring her journey through leukaemia, titled “Patient Property”. Her poetry has been published in New Zealand, Australia, India, Japan, England and America, as well as on-line. She is editor of the haikai section of “a fine line”, The Magazine of the New Zealand Poetry Society. Her other creative interests include photography and craft-making, which she often combines with her haiku and tanka to make haiga.