Haiku Society of America Haiku Award for 2007

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

2007

First Place

family reunion—
some of the beached kelp
in knots

Claire Gallagher

 

Second Place

a jar of pennies
on the lemonade stand
evening cool

Roland Packer

 

Third Place

lightning . . .
the scarecrow's coat sleeve
caught in mid-wave

Ken Hurm

 

Honorable Mention:

summer's end
the hammock turned in
on itself

Marjorie Buettner

 

Honorable Mention

Charcoal Alley—
children flick marbles
into the light

Ron Moss

 

 

 

 

 

These awards for unpublished haiku were originally made possible by Mrs.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