Monday, May 11, 2009

12th Mainichi Haiku Contest

Charles E. Smith, Associate Professor of Statistics and Biomathematics at NCSU, was a second prize winner in the International Section of the 12th Mainichi Haiku Contest. His entry:
半袖の群れがぶらつく
ミシシッピのゆるやかな流れ
遅い月の出
—チャーリー・スミス(アメリカ)

short-sleeve stroll
slow Mississippi
slower moon
—Charlie Smith (USA)
Additional information on the contest from the Mainichi Daily News is here: http://mdn.mainichi.jp/features/haiku/etc/archive/contest2008.html

Congratulations, Charlie.

1 comment:

  1. I really like that first line, it's very atmosphere, and sets up the rest of the haiku rather neatly.

    Alan

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