Download/read ebook

Please click on the link below to download or read the ebook.  We will update this up to 11th July 2010 (the end of the tournament) with new haiku that we receive for publication - so please keep sending them to

When you have read or downloaded the ebook, please let us know which haiku is the best in your opinion - send your choice, with reasons if possible, to

Haiku World Cup Doc

You can download the ebook for free but we would be honoured to accept any monetary contributions you would be kind enough to make to help us to make the project grow and in order to pay the writers of the poems and also provide money to a football-related good cause.

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The image above was by Tosa Mitsuoki (土佐 光起) from The "Genji Monagatari" (Or "Tale of Genji" 源氏物語) by Murasaki Shikibu 紫式部.