World Haiku Series 2022 (44) Haiku by Henryk Czempiel (Poland)

Haiku by Henryk Czempiel

my parents
in the 2020 album
both … either … neither

Cafe Haiku’s 5th Anthology “sharing my solitude”

maple buds burst
my hand opened again
for a high-five

Golden Haiku Poetry Contest

letters from the front

trying to understand

what he died for

Failed Haiku, Issue 75

Kiev nights
checking again
if any star falls

“Sharpening the Green Pencil” Contest

smell of forsythia

their last breaths

on the streets of Bucha

Haiku in Action, week 14

the only flower

of the old cherry tree


“Sakura Haiku Challenge” in Toronto

cell of the monk

a pink cherry petal

in the folded hands

9th International Haiku Contest „Lotos”

dried up old pond

a frog sits in silence

on the shore

Haiku in Action, week 24

squeak of mice
a circling buzzard
over the field fog

Bloo Outlier Journal #3

green … yellow … red

a maple leaf goes

to the other side

Stardust Haiku, Issue 71


Henryk Czempiel (born in 1965) lives in Strzelce Opolskie in Poland, where he works in the municipal office.

He is a mining engineer and mathematician by education.

In his spare time, Henryk wanders the nearby forest park, plays chess or possibly cooks.

He has been named to the list of the 100 most creative haiku authors in Europe several times.

Member of the Polish Haiku Association.

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