remembering the scent
of the last spring
(Stardust, Issue 39, March 2020)
a snowflake falls
(Blithe Spirit, 30.1, March 2020)
only the rustle of leaves
carried by wind
(Seashore, Volume 5, November 2020)
along the shore
a tiny water lily
(Hedgerow, #132, November 2020)
among the old stones
(Frogpond, 43.2, spring/summer, 2020)
the pungent smell
of the autumn woods
(Cattails, October 2020)
the fresh green aroma
of late summer
(Chrysanthemum 28, fall issue, October 2020)
I would like to be a leaf
carried by the wind
(Third place, Neo classical haiku, World Haiku Review, September 2020)
chorus of leaves
the ancient song
of the wind
(Under the Basho, modern haiku section, August 2020)
on the roof of a church
－Translated into Japanese by Hidenori Hiruta
Eufemia Griffo is from Settimo Milanese (Milano) Italy.
She is a writer and poet who has published books of poetry and fiction, including Dracula’s inheritance (The Legacy of Dracula), which she co-authored with Davide Benincasa, and The river is still flowing (a collection of tales) and her first historical novel: “Paper shapes, Triora’s witches”.
She has won many awards for her writing and has published haiku in the best international magazines.
In February 2019 she won the first international prize, R.H. BLYTH AWARD 2019 organized by Susumu Taikiguchi, Kala Ramesh and Rohini Gupta.
In September 2020, she had two third place, an haiku of merit, and another, in World Haiku Review, Autumn 2020 edited by Susumu Takiguchi, an haiku of merit, and another, in World Haiku Review, Autumn 2020 edited by Susumu Takiguchi.
Her blog is : Il fiume scorre ancora (The river still flows).