Haiku Society of America Senryu Awards for 1989

Haiku Society of America Senryu Award
in Memorial of Gerald Brady

1989

First Place

eating alone
my alphabet soup
speaks to me

Brenda S Duster

 

Second Place

lunch
with her lover’s wife
leftovers

Joe Nutt

 

Third Place

Hole in the ozone
my bald spot . . .
sunburned

Garry Gay

 

1st Honorable Mention

after kindling
his passion . . .
she lights his cigarette

Sheldon Young

 

2nd Honorable Mention

Nurse’s Station
above the heart monitors
a soap opera

David Elliot

 

3rd Honorable Mention

how desirable
in the thrift shop window
my old Mah Johng set

Dee Evetts

 

 

 

 

These awards for unpublished haiku were originally made possible by Mrs.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