University of Tehran

*University of Tehran Haiku Contest 2017*

Dear Marek Kozubek

ELSA is happy to announce that you have won 3rd place in ELSA Haiku
Contest 2017. Congratulations on your achievement. Your talent and skill
are acknowledged and appreciated.
Thank you for your participation in ELSA Haiku contest 2017.

Best of luck for success in every walk of life.


winter pond -
even the sun




 good deeds -
this heat of the shadow

of the temple

Thai heat


My award-winning haiku

Dear Marek,

As you know, the Golden Triangle Business Improvement District convened a panel of award-winning haiku authors to judge our Golden Haiku public art contest. We are excited to inform you that your poem,

spring garden –
from here to the moon
the scent of flowers

won a Judge’s Favorite award out of more than 1,200 haiku submissions.

Your poem will be displayed in flower beds around the neighborhood beginning today. We encourage you to visit our website,, to see the various winners. Thank you for your participation, and congratulations!

Steve Simon
Communications & Marketing Director
Golden Triangle Business Improvement District
Washington, DC 20036

Pad Thai

Thank you my beloved wife for your tasty care