the closed border
between mother and son
no one attends the funeral
and yet ... shades of mountain trees
Foreign Language Tanka Excellence Award
Chinese Translation (Traditional)
Chinese Translation (Simplified)
Lavana Kray is from Iasi, Romania. She has won several awards, including the status of Master Haiga Artist from the World Haiku Association. Her work has been published in many print and online journals. She was chosen for 2017 Haiku Euro Top 100. In 2018 she joined the United Haiku and Tanka Society as Haiga Editor of its journal, Cattails. This is her blog.