Haiku Society of America Haiku Award for 2002

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

2002

Judges: Larry Kimmel and Carol Purington

First Place:

loon calls
my daughter drawing circles
near the fire

Marjorie Buettner

 

Second Place:

summer evening—
from across the meadow
a call to supper

Billie Wilson

 

Third Place:

shivering on the roof
I rub my palms together
meteor shower

Michael Fessler

 

Honorable Mention:

    ocean breeze—
a strand of seaweed
    steadies the kite

John Thompson

 

Honorable Mention:

autumn rose—
     even as I sketch the wind
        more petals fall

Ross Figgins

 

Honorable Mention:

Humid July—
from the stove the smell
of old fires

Doug Hunt

Honorable Mention:

the wind of autumn
a homeless man warms himself
hand to mouth

Harvey Hess

 

 

 

 

 

These awards for unpublished haiku were originally made possible by Mrs.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