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All prose and poetry posted on this blog are original works of Billy Antonio unless otherwise indicated.

Sunday, February 26, 2017

"pristine sky" in the 150th WHA Haiga Contest

My haiga "pristine sky" is selected as one of the finalists in the 150th World Haiku Association Haiga Contest. Thanks to Kuniharu Shimizu.

Friday, February 10, 2017

Monday, December 12, 2016

"early moon" in Daily Haiga

Yay! My haiga "early moon" is featured in Daily Haiga:an edited journal of contemporary & traditional haiga. Thanks to Linda Pilarski, the editor.

Thursday, November 3, 2016

"storms of his life" in the 146th WHA Haiga Contest

My haiga, "storms of his life" is one of the winners in the 146th World Haiku Association Haiga Contest. Thanks to Kuniharu Shimizu, the judge.

"after the storm" in The Asahi Shimbun

My haiku, "after the storm" is featured in The Asahi Shimbun (November 4, 2016). Thanks to Prof. David McMurray, the editor.

after the storm
the trees offer
more sky

"Father's Day" and "sibling rivalry" in Brass Bell, November 2016

My haiku, "Father's Day" and "sibling rivalry", are featured in the November 2016 issue of Brass Bell. Thanks to Zee Zahava, the editor. 

Theme: Family

Father's Day
my daughter confirms
my Facebook friend request

sibling rivalry
my brother takes a selfie
with the latest iPhone

Saturday, October 8, 2016

Three Haiku in My Haiku Pond- Haiku for Change

I have three haiku featured in My Haiku Pond- Haiku for Change. Thank you, Michael Smeer.

where garbage grew
here a butterfly
finds refuge
dry spell
the anticipation
of rice paddies
my son’s fleet
of paper boats

Tuesday, October 4, 2016

Monday, September 5, 2016

2nd Place in the 17th Indian Kukai

Yay! I won 2nd Place in the 17th Indian Kukai. There were 81 participants and they came from  25 different countries. 

The theme of this edition was SELFIE.

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