Haiku Society of America Haiku Award for 1981

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

1981

First Place:

Old woman,
rain in the eye
of her needle

Bill Pauly

 

Second Place (tie):

The path shorter now,
underfoot the crumbling leaves;
the child runs ahead

Gloria Buckner

 

Second Place (tie):

cry of the peacock widens the crack in the adobe wall

Elizabeth Searle Lamb

 

 

 

 

These awards for unpublished haiku were originally made possible by Mrs.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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