Cezar F. Ciobîcă: Teacher and Author

thunders - 
dandelion fluff rises 
without a god

Second Place, 2011 Pen Haiku Contest  

kukai in orchard - 
a cherry petal 
settles as kireji

Honorable Mention, Vancouver Cherry Blossom Festival, 2011  

back at 
the pawn shop - 
the moon in the window
Excellent Award, Fourth National Haiku Contest, Bulgaria, 2011

Cezar F. Ciobîcă, born in 1971, in Romania, lives and works in Botoșani as teacher and author. He began writing haiku in 2008 and his poems have appeared on several websites (Haiku Heute, Chrysanthemum, Sketchbook, Mainichi Daily News, Tinywords, Asahi Haikuist Network). His awards are posted on Oglindiri.  


Gabriele Hartmann: Lives, Paints, Writes

full moon
a guest
I didn't invite

children's voices

shadows of magnolias and blackbirds
the same black


he arranges figures
and waits

"Chrysanthemum, 6 October 2009, feature"

Gabriele Hartmann: born in 1956, lives, paints und writes in a small village between Köln and Frankfurt. Courious?