Borivoj Bukva

Borivoj was born on November 20, 1948 in Karlovac, Croatia.  Apart
from haiku poetry, he writes prose and goes in for fine arts, esotery
and theosophy.

He has published the following books:

Svjetiljke i zivot (Lamps and Life), prose stories, Rijeka, 1994

Peta rijeka (The Fifth River), a collection of poetry, Rijeka, 1996

U prolazu (Passing by), a collection of haiku poetry, Rijeka, 1996

Dodir usana (A touch of lips), a collection of haiku poetry, Rijeka, 1998

Mjesecev jahac
(The Moon Rider), a collection haiku poetry, Riejka, 1999

Leptirov poljubac
(A Kiss of the Butterfly), a collection of haiku poetry, Rijeka, 2000

Pas koji Jje mislio da sam zec
(The Dog Who Thought it was a Rabbit), a collection of haiku poetry, Rijeka, 2001

Skok ribice (A Jump of a Fish), a collection of haiku poetry, Rijeka, 2002

His articles on various topics of interest have been published in a number of literary magazines and newspapers, both at home and abroad. 
Borivoj is a frequent guest on the radio, and TV channels.  With a group of enthuiasts, he has been editing the Internet web page entitled 'Karolina Rijecka':

You may also find him at:

He is also a member of the 'Haiku Society - Rijeka, the Croatian Haiku Society, the Slovenian Haiku Society, the Croatia-Japan Friendship Society, and the Yugoslavia-Japan Friendship Society at the University section of Novi Sad'.

Borivoj was a representative to the' World Haiku Festival 2000', held in Tolmin, Slovenia.  His paintings have been exhibited at the 36 single and 120 group exhibitions, in his country and abroad.  He has illustrated a number of books, and has made a great number of haiga drawings.

is  the recipient of several recognitions, and awards for his artistic works, and his poems have been published in literary magazines, on the Internet web pages, and in anthologies, also in his country and aboard as well.

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