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Christina Chin

Christina Chin

Born: January 17 in Kuching Sarawak, Malaysia
Resides: Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia
E-mail: haikuzyg (at) gmail (dot) com

Christina Chin is from Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia. She writes haiku, short poems, paints for art exhibitions, creates meaningful short videos of her poems and art. She has haiku, haiga, senryu, tanka and gogyoshi featured and published both in print and online with several reputable anthologies and journals.
Christina is published in Haiku University Japan's multilingual Haiku Anthology Vols 3 to 5 and in one of Japan's biggest haiku Monthly Magazine, a Haikukai (俳句界) section dedicated to feature saijiki examples selected by the President Nagata Mitunori and Professeur Mine Mukose 向瀬美音 of Haiku University Japan. Her haiku you can find also on web pages Christina Chin Haiku and PoemHunter.com

Awards and Other Honors:

Christina's continued interest in haiga, photo-haiku and shahai won her 1st Prize in The 8th Setouchi Matsuyama International Photo-Haiku Contest 2019, for which she received a Grand Prix Award from the Honorable Katsuhito Noshi 野志 克仁, Mayor of Matsuyama City.

Selected Work
 
ninth green
a ball dribbles past 
iguanas
 
chinese buttons
the child tugs
a spring sweater
 
 
 
winter river
the sad yodel
of a lone loon
 
high wind
a blizzard of
cherry blossom petals
 
 
 
fireworks
the colourful words
from next-door
 
reunion
the smell of roasts
in her silver hair
 
 

Credits:

“ninth green” - Presence 64, August 2019; “chinese buttons” - failed haiku issue #43, June 2019; “winter river” - FemkuMag Issue #10, March 2019; “high wind” - The Cicada's Cry, Spring 2019; “fireworks” - NHK Haiku Masters, 6th August 2018; “reunion” - Creatrix 45, June 2019.

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