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Tuesday, December 19, 2006

congratulations, polona

My friend polona, a frequent visitor to this blog, has just won first place in the free format section of the shiki monthly kukai and second place in the kigo section.

The principle of the kukai is that your haiku must be based on an assigned season word (kigo) or an assigned theme (free format). The kigo this month was "starry night." The free format theme was memory.

By the way, English is polona's second language.

If you're not familiar with polona's work as a poet and photographer, click on "Ladybird Haiku" in the list of blogs to the left.

10 Comments:

Blogger Masago said...

Congrats Polona!

6:51 AM  
Blogger Aurora said...

She is a marvellous talent, isn't she? :)

9:22 AM  
Blogger polona said...

oh, bill... i'm speechless.
thank you so much for honouring me, my friend.

thank you, too, masago!

and of course, aurora, she thanks you :)

10:13 AM  
Blogger Bill said...

My pleasure, polona. Your work often leaves me speechless with delight.

Yes, Vaughn and aurora, she's really something, our polona.

10:20 AM  
Blogger Pat Paulk said...

Isn't she great!!

3:19 PM  
Blogger Bill said...

No argument there, pat.

6:44 PM  
Blogger floots said...

well done polona
richly deserved

10:43 PM  
Blogger Collin said...

Congrats polona! I love your work.

7:44 PM  
Blogger polona said...

pat, floots and collin: thank you gentlemen. :)

9:23 AM  
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