Haiku Society of America Haiku Award for 2014

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

2014

Judges: Tanya McDonald & Michael Dylan Welch
See commentary by 2014 judges.

First Place

county fair
second place ribbon
in an empty stall

Joe McKeon, Strongsville, OH

 

Second Place

junk car
the hum of bees
beneath the hood

John Stevenson, Nassau, NY

 

Third Place

   the Christmas
after we told them
    artificial tree

Joe McKeon, Strongsville, OH

 

Honorable Mentions (no particular order)

a bit of rust
on the Chevy's fender
harvest moon

Terri L. French, Huntsville, AL

 

a lightning strike gives up a flower

Rob Dingman, Herkimer, NY

 

   forest clearing
     a scapula
left for the moon

Scott Mason, Chappaqua, NY

 

that time of year
moonlight fills
his empty chair

Phyllis Lee, Sebring, OH

 

birding . . .
the unfamiliar path
home

Julie Warther, Dover, OH


winter solstice
the tilt
of her hospital bed

Carolyn Hall, San Francisco, CA


first morning
firecracker papers
wander the streets

Josephy Robello, Novato, CA

 

 

 

 

 

These awards for unpublished haiku were originally made possible by Mrs.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