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Thursday, August 1, 2013

The Winner of the "A New Resonance 8" Book Draw is . . .

Carole Harrison

Congratulations, Carole! A copy of A New Resonance 8 will be on its way to you soon, along with one of my handcrafted cards.

Here's one of Carole's haibun created during the month:

Day 17

"Some of us think holding on makes us strong; but sometimes it is letting go." ~Hermann Hesse

murrumbidgee -
a submerged log letting go
of the morning

Note: Murrumbidgee, a large river in SE Australia

Thanks to everyone who took part in I Quote, You 'Ku this July. Your support of my month-long project is much appreciated, and I hope you enjoyed taking part. It was a great way to celebrate my birthday. :-)

If you'd like to buy your own copy of A New Resonace 8: Emerging Voice in English-Language Haiku (Eds. Jim Kacian and Dee Evetts, Red Moon Press 2013) then please drop me a line. Read the first New Zealand review here.

FYI: All the 52 names of poets who posted went into the online tool 'Pick a Winner!' from which one was randomly selected.


  1. Thank you Kirsten. I feel extremely lucky. Well done everyone... and a big birthday hug for you Kirsten.

    1. You're most welcome, Carole. (((hugs))) back at ya! :-)

  2. The prize book arrived yesterday, Kirsten, a beautifully produced collection of haiku. It's a delight to feel and read and the amazing poems will add much to my learning journey. I feel so very lucky, thank you lovely lady.

    1. Yay! So glad to hear it arrived safe & sound, and that you're loving it! :-) Kirsten x