World Haiku Series 2022 (21) Haiku by Daniela Misso (Italy)

Haiku by Daniela Misso

cake in the oven…

a magpie back and forth

from a pine

The Heron’s Nest Volume XXIV, Number 3: September, 2022

field at sunset

father and son shadows

of the same length

campo al tramonto

ombre di padre e figlio

della stessa lunghezza

Third Prize Lotosov Haiku Contest 9th International Lotus Haiku Contest


sway in the branches …

my hand in yours

tsuri-dōrō #8 March/April 2022

a beached squid

breathes in dawn light…

lava sand

Blo͞o Outlier Journal #3 the natural history haiku issue, Summer, 2022

cicadas . . .

a single word

on a blank page

failed haiku Vol. 7, Issue 80, August, 2022

evening chill

the shadow of a rose

on the gravel

Frío vespertino

La sombra de una rosa

en la gravilla

Mention in the VI International Competition of Haiku La Luna Roja

abandoned hamlet

the silence

of yellow butterflies

Under the Bashō, 16 October, 2022

buttercup field –

the sound of a distant

freight train

Blithe Spirit 32.3 July, 2022

faraway mom–

shades of green

in the valley

The Asahi Shimbun ASAHI HAIKUIST NETWORK June 3, 2022

a pine sprout

in the burnt forest

Easter Sunday

The Mainichi, June 4, 2022

Photos by Daniela Misso


Daniela Misso, a retired teacher graduated in Foreign Languages ​​and Literature, lives with her husband and son in Umbria, Italy where she composes verses.

Winner of national and international competitions.

She has to her credit numerous publications in the main magazines dedicated to the genre, as well as in some Japanese national newspapers and blogs.

In 2020 and 2021 she was selected among the 100 most creative haiku authors in Europe by the Haiku Euro Top organization.

In October 2020 she was included in The Haiku Foundation’s archive of haiku poets.

Many of her haiku are present in anthologies related to the contests in which she participated and in American and Japanese anthologies.

Daniela Misso is the author of the book “Connessioni Sottili”, ed. FusibiliaLibri, 2021.

2 thoughts on “World Haiku Series 2022 (21) Haiku by Daniela Misso (Italy)

  1. cicadas . . .
    a single word
    on a blank page

    Wow…very beautiful haiku

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