Haiku Society of America Haiku Award for 2010

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

2010

Judges: Fay Aoyagi & Lenard D. Moore.
See commentary by 2010 judges.

First Place

All Souls Day...
my name called
from the front gate

Michele L. Harvey, New York

 

Second Place

autumn
an empty booster seat
in the barber's window

Tish Davis, Ohio

 

Third Place

hunter's cabin:
of the woods
not of it

Michele L. Harvey, New York

 

First Honorable Mention

end of the walk
returning the crow's feather
where I found it

Margaret Chula, Oregon

 

Second Honorable Mention

cafe for sale—
outdoor tables rusting
into autumn

Adelaide B. Shaw, New York

 

Third Honorable Mention

day lilies
another death date added
to the family tree

Carolyn Hall, California

 

 

 

 

 

These awards for unpublished haiku were originally made possible by Mrs.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