Father's Day --
in her sleep my wife
calls me Dad
Honorable Mention, 2013 Mainichi Haiku Contes
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Kashinath Karmakar (kash poet) lives in Durgapur, India. An electrical engineer by profession, he came to know about haiku in 2011 through a poetry site called poetrysoup. His works have appeared in various online and print journals like Frogpond, Tinywords, The Heron's Nest, Prune Juice, and Creatrix. In 2013 he won third prize in Kusamakura International Haiku Contest and a HM in the Mainichi International Haiku Contest. He has over the years placed among the top in several kuka.