Haiku Society of America Haiku Award for 2020

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

2020

Deborah P Kolodji & Bryan Rickert
See commentary by 2020 judges.

~ First Place ~

the heft
of a cast-iron skillet
autumn deepens

Mary Stevens, Hurley, NY

 

~ Second Place ~

evening news
junipers consume
the moon

Kat Lehmann, Guilford, CT

 

~ Third Place ~

whether or not
you come home
spring peepers

Carol Ann Palomba, Wanaque, N

 

~ Honorable Mention ~

gibbous moon
she circles the baby’s
due date

Marilyn Appl Walker, Madison, GA

 

~ Honorable Mention ~

casting off
all self-doubt—
prize trout

Clifford Rames, Freehold, NJ

 

 

 

These awards for unpublished haiku were originally made possible by Mrs.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