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filtered sunlight

filtered sunlight a butterfly’s nap on my arm Gin Suan Tung 1st Place, aha Haiku/Senryu Contest 2015 (Annual Hortensia Andersen Memorial Award) Read the haiku contest judge’s lovely commentary here  Advertisements

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ညဟာ ရထားဆီဆိုက္မယ့္ ဘူတာလို တေရြ႕ေရြ႕ ေရႊ႕လ်ားလာတယ္ ညဟာ အနက္ေရာင္ဂါ၀န္၀တ္ဆင္ၿပီး အခန္းထဲ တိုး ၀င္လာတယ္ ညဟာ ညထက္ ပိုၿပီး ေမွာင္မည္းလာတယ္ ၿပီးေတာ့….မ်က္လံုးၿပဴးၿပဴး ၿမိဳ႕ၿပတစ္ခုကို ေမြးဖြားေပးလိုက္တယ္ အဲဒီညမွာ တစ္စံုတစ္ေယာက္ဟာ ဧရာ၀တီၿမစ္ကို ခ်စ္ေရးဆိုခဲ့တယ္ အဲဒီညမွာ အေမအိုတစ္ေယာက္ဟာ အိုဗာေဆးဖုန္း ထိုင္ေစာင့္ေနတယ္ အဲဒီညမွာ စာငွက္ကေလးေတြ အိမ္ၿပန္ ေနာက္က်ခဲ့ႀကတယ္ အဲဒီညမွာ လမ္းေတြ၊ လမ္းမႀကီးေတြ အဆက္မၿပတ္ (ေၿပးၿမဲ) ေၿပးဆြဲေနႀကတယ္ အဲဒီညမွာ အဘြားအိုုရဲ႕ ညအိပ္ပံုၿပင္တစ္ပုဒ္ဟာ အဆံုးသတ္သြားခဲ့တယ္ အဲဒီညမွာ … Continue reading

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ငါ႔ကို သတိရတယ္ဆိုရင္

ခဏေလာက္ ေ၀းကြာေနရတဲ့ အခ်ိန္ေလးေတြမွာ အတူရွိေနရသလို ခံစားမႈေတြကို ေပးတဲ့ ေခတ္မီနည္းပညာေတြကို ေက်းဇူးတင္လိုက္မိတယ္။ ငါ အေ၀းကို ေရာက္လို႔ မင္းတစ္ေယာက္တည္း အထီးက်န္ခံစားမိတဲ့ အခါ ငါ႔ရဲ႕ ေထြးပိုက္ယုယမႈေတြ၊ ႀကင္နာမႈအနမ္းေတြ (မင္း) ရည္မွန္း တမ္းတ သတိရတယ္ဆိုရင္…. ငါဟာ မင္းရဲ႕စိတ္ကူးယဥ္ထဲက မင္း စိတ္ႀကိဳက္ ေရးေဖာ္လိုက္တဲ့ အေတြးတစ္ခု။ ငါဟာ မင္းရဲ႕အိပ္မက္ေတြ ထဲက ႀကည္နူး လြမ္း ဆြတ္မႈေတြကို ေပးတဲ့ ေတးကဗ်ာတစ္ပုဒ္။ ငါဟာ မင္းရဲ႕အခန္းၿပဴတင္းကေန တေရးေရး၊ တစိမ့္စိမ့္ ႀကည့္ေနတတ္တဲ့ လေရာင္။ ငါဟာ … Continue reading

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fluttering breeze

fluttering breeze i open the curtain to wet petals Gin Suan Tung

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chasing the sun

chasing the sun on the margin of the coast a survey dog Gin Suan Tung, Third Prize The 19th “Kusamakura” Haiku Competition 2014, Japan http://kusamakura-haiku.jp/index_e.html

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west wind

west wind caressing the trees & me your fleeting kiss Gin Suan Tung, Honorable Mention The 17th Mainichi Haiku Contest 2013, Japan http://mainichi.jp/english/english/features/haiku/etc/archive/contest2013.html

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evening walk

an evening walk the sounds of cuckoos —no more Gin Suan Tung Second Prize, Honorable Mention, DIOGEN Summer Haiku Contest 2013 DIOGEN pro Culture Magazine, Bosnia and Herzegovina http://www.diogenpro.com/best-summer-haiku-2013.html

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Daddy (In Memoriam)

Daddy. Time and chances separated us. Our family’s woes and the funeral blues— written messages in the air, and scribbled alphabets on the stone— “R. I. P.” Rest in Peace, they read. Life is so fragile. Unpredictable, indeed! Forgive me, … Continue reading

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Time is a bullet-train

Time is a bullet-train traveling in space continuum —speeding and rushing forward, but never to come back. All that remains on the tracks? Remains. Some call it “His-t’ry”; others call it “M-e-m-‘ry.” Gin Suan Tung (Oct/24, 2014)

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God is a Perfect Poet

— Ecclesiastes 3:11 God is a perfect poet He sets the universe before the eyes of men, and puts eternity in the depth of their hearts Gin Suan Tung (2013)

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