Haiku Society of America Haiku Award for 1993

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

1993

First Place:

scattering his ashes
     the moon
          in bits and pieces

Sylvia Forges-Ryan

 

Second Place:

on the river
      of many names, one cloud
      floating

Virginia Brady Young

 

Third Place:

learning too late
he didn't like bubinga wood—
sun strikes the urn

Elizabeth Searle Lamb

 

Honorable Mention:

the war memorial—
migrating butterflies
cover the names

Penny Harter

 

Honorable Mention:

falling leaves
the house comes
out of the wood

Jim Kacian

 

Honorable Mention:

leaving you—
fog on either side
of the white heron

Leatrice Lifshitz

 

Honorable Mention:

Below zero
all curled up in the woodpile
the skin of a snake

June Moreau

 

 

 

 

 

These awards for unpublished haiku were originally made possible by Mrs.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