Haiku Society of America Haiku Award for 2000

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

2000

First Place:

 meteor shower—
    a gentle wave
wets our sandals

Michael Dylan Welch

 

Second Place:

      mountain hike
we drink from the beginning
      of a great river

Yvonne Hardenbrook

 

Third Place (shared):

spring sun—
       high in his arms
             the newborn is shown

Tom Clausen

 

Third Place (shared):

      snail—
to know
           its heart beats too

Marian Olson

 

Honorable Mention:

   lethal injection
unable to shut
the blind dog's eyes

LeRoy Gorman

 

Honorable Mention:

     end of summer
the shape of his feet
    in his sneakers

Peggy Heinrich

 

Honorable Mention:

   Geronimo's grave
someone has left
   plastic flowers

Linda Jeannette Ward

 

 

 

 

 

These awards for unpublished haiku were originally made possible by Mrs.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