Haiku Society of America Senryu Awards for 1993

Haiku Society of America Senryu Award
in Memorial of Gerald Brady

1993

First Place

meeting her boyfriend
        our handshake
                out of synch

Tom Clausen

 

Second Place

from the Holy Land
he sends a postcard of cracks
two thousand hears old

Leatrice Lifshitz

 

Third Place

Polaroid of her lover
coming clearer
with time

Makiko

 

Honorable Mention

visitor’s day
buttons just right
her dress inside out

Peter Duppenthaler

 

Honorable Mention

Blueberries
we show each other
our tongues

Garry Gay

 

Honorable Mention

battered child
. . . kicking the swing
higher

Margaret Peacock

 

Honorable Mention

a pause in the lecture
all at once three students
cross their legs

Michael Dylan Welch

 

 

 

 

These awards for unpublished haiku were originally made possible by Mrs.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