Haiku Society of America Haiku Award for 2015

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

2015

Judges: George Dorsty & Tom Painting
See commentary by 2015 judges.

First Place

stone cairns
a faded cap drifts
downriver

Debbie Strange, Winnipeg, MB

 

Second Place

jasmine beyond
the honeycombed lattice
          a call to prayer

Scott Mason, Chappaqua, NY

 

Third Place

sand dunes
by morning
a different dream

Renée Owen, Sebastopol, CA

 

Honorable Mentions (no particular order)

early morning
mist reunites
the hills

Kevin Goldstein-Jackson, Poole, England

 

the underside of leaves
her back story
changes everything

Michele Root-Bernstein, East Lansing, MI

 

snow crocus
my grandson asks
if I have dreams

Joe McKeon, Strongsville, OH

 

 

 

 

 

These awards for unpublished haiku were originally made possible by Mrs.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