Haiku Society of America Haiku Award for 1998

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

1998

First Place:

funeral procession . . .
snowflakes blowing
into the headlights

Randy Brooks

 

Second Place:

autumn evening
my hospital window
becomes a mirror

Zinovy Vayman

 

Third Place:

storm clouds
the cry of a shearwater
circles the sky

Ernest Berry

 

Honorable Mention:

late into the night
we talk of revelations
moon through the pines

Margaret Chula

 

Honorable Mention:

the kettle whistles . . .
           a blur of garden color
           on the window

Christopher Herold

 

Honorable Mention:

winter beach
a piece of driftwood
charred at one end

John Stevenson

 

Honorable Mention:

riveredge old growth:
a towering window
of stars

Ruth M. Yarrow

 

 

 

 

 

These awards for unpublished haiku were originally made possible by Mrs.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