Haiku Society of America Haiku Award for 1999

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

1999

First Place:

new in town
the scent
of unknown flowers

Yu Chang

 

Second Place:

foghorns . . .
we lower a kayak
into the sound

Christopher Herold

 

Third Place:

catalog time
the garden begins
without a seed

Celia Stuart-Powles

 

Honorable Mention:

new butterfly . . .
folded wings
lean into the wind

Ferris Gilli

 

Honorable Mention:

morning overcast
a few seeds still dangle
from the dandelion

Christopher Herold

 

Honorable Mention:

break up
I leave behind
her butterfly net

R.A. Stefanac

 

Honorable Mention:

walking home barefoot,
we enter the shadow
of the hill

John Stevenson

 

Honorable Mention:

autumn evening . . .
a page of the old book
separates from the spine

Tom Tico

 

 

 

 

These awards for unpublished haiku were originally made possible by Mrs.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