World Haiku Series 2022 Congratulations! Zoe Grant in New Zealand

祝句

Congratulatory Haiku

under the mistletoe wombats

ヤドリギのウォンバットの下で

— Zoe Grant (monoku/art, NZ), Chalk on the Walk Monoku December 2022

speech day

my shy face as I

tip-toe on stage 

スピーチの日

恥ずかしがり屋の私の顔

ステージ上でつま先立ち

— Zoe Grant (art/haiku, NZ), Chalk on the Walk Haiku July 2022

rainbow splatter on my BOW

私のちょう結びに虹のスプラッター

— Zoe Grant (art/haiku, NZ), Chalk on the Walk Monoku July 2022

overcooked pumpkin wings bat soup

加熱しすぎたカボチャ 手羽先 コウモリのスープ

— Zoe Grant (chalk art/monoku, NZ), Chalk on the Walk Monoku, October 2021

red fox

trapped in snow

chirping chicks

(Spanish translation)

Zorro rojo

atrapado en la nieve

pollitos cantando

アカギツネ

雪に閉じ込められた

ひよこの鳴き声

— Zoe Grant (NZ), Espacio Luna Alfanje Haikus Internacionales (Argentina) September 2022

ballerina 

a banana split

everyday

バレリーナ

バナナスプリット

毎日

— Zoe Grant (NZ), Stardust Issue 61, January 2022

tooth fairy

out of coins

again

歯の妖精

コイン切れ

また

— Zoe Grant (NZ), Starling Mag (NZ) February 2022

birthday party

a bag of Doritos 

only crumbs left

誕生会

ドリトス一袋

パン粉だけが残った

— Zoe Grant (NZ), Failed Haiku Issue 71, November 2021

school swings

only pigeons 

play

学校のブランコ

ハトだけ

遊ぶ

— Zoe Grant (NZ), Stardust Issue 58, October 2021

snowy night —

the smell of

hot soup

雪の夜—

温かいスープの

におい

— Zoe Grant (NZ), first prize at 2021 NZPS International Haiku Competition (School/Junior Category)

Zoe Grant Bio

2022-11-19

Zoe Grant, a well-published 8 year old haiku poet from New Zealand, is the co-author and illustrator of Bat Girl, written in 2020 when she was 6 years old. Her haiku won the first prize at the 2021 NZPS International Haiku Competition (School/Junior) and she is the co-editor of Chalk on the Walk Haiku, Chalk on the Walk Monoku, Haiku Zoo Journal and Raining Rengay. Zoe enjoys drawing, singing, ballet and writing poetry. She co-hosts the International Rengay Gatherings with her mother Sherry Grant twice a year. This daughter-mother duo plans to go on concert tours to share their poetry and music with the world. Zoe shared 250 short form poems by 250 poets at the 3-day online International Scriabin 150 Festival in November 2022. She plans to do poetry podcasts in the near future. Follow Zoe’s projects at www.linktr.ee/zoe.grant

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