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Andrea Cecon

Andrea Cecon

Born: January 30 1973 in Udine, Italy
Resides: Cividale, Italy
E-mail: andrea (dot) Cecon (at) gmail (dot) com

Andrea Cecon is a technician in hearing aids, a traveler, and a haijin. Residing n Cividale, Italy, with his wife, Russian haijin Valeria Simonova-Cecon. He finds his inspiration in memories, travels, and the everyday life.

Awards and Other Honors: Honorable Mention, Second Japan-EU English Haiku Contest (2011); Sakura Award, Vancouver Cherry Blossom Festival (2010); Selected Haiku, Basho Festival, City of Iga (Japan, 2008); Honorable Mention, Vancouver Cherry Blossom Festival, (Canada, 2009); Third prize, Sixth Italian Haiku International Contest (Italy, 2008)

Books Published: Ten Little Haibuns Vol II [eBook] (Lulu, 2011); Mandarini dopo il Digiuno [Tangerines after Fasting], Campanotto Editore: Italy, 2006)

Selected Work
frosty night,
echo of a bell
opens the sky
rising sun
the flies and I
remain still
crowded square--
a mime's glance
crosses mine
gentle rain--
the soothing sound
of her steps
lay-over in Rome--
my watch stops
on Moscow Time
first leaf-buds--
my neighbor's
new gossip

Credits: "frosty night" - Ulitka #1 (Russia, 2006); While the Light Holds, Magnapoets Anthology (Canada, 2009); "crowded square" - The Heron's Nest VIII:3 (2006); "lay-over in Rome" - moonset (2007); "rising sun" - The Heron's Nest IX:1 (2007); "gentle rain" - Mainichi Daily News (Japan, October 5, 2009); "first leaf-buds" - Chrysanthemum 6 (Austria, 2009)

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