Haiku Society of America Haiku Award for 2022

Haiku Society of America Haiku Award
in Memorial of Harold G. Henderson

2022

Kat Lehmann & Matthew Paul
See commentary by 2022 judges.

 

~ First Place ~

harvest festival
jars of fig jam
full of galaxies

Alison Woolpert, California, USA

 

~ Second Place ~

nights drawing in—
wondering how Dad is
in his patch of earth

Sean O'Connor, Ireland

 

~ Third Place ~ tie

empty vase the last of the baby's breath

Lorraine A Padden, California, USA

 

~ Third Place ~ tie

autumn pond . . .
spending just-us time
with my thoughts

Scott Mason, New York, USA

 

~ Honorable Mention ~

stalks of corn
in their own language
evening breeze

Alan S. Bridges, Massachusetts, USA

 

~ Honorable Mention ~

September twilight—
a honeybee's slow descent
into goldenrod

Julie Bloss Kelsey, Maryland, USA

 

~ Honorable Mention ~

where the fox kits
     last frolicked
          wisps of fog

Scott Mason, New York, USA

 

 

 

 

These awards for unpublished haiku were originally made possible by Mrs. Harold G. Henderson in memory of Harold G. Henderson, who helped found The Haiku Society of America.

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