Haiku Society of America Senryu Awards for 1996

Haiku Society of America Senryu Award
in Memorial of Gerald Brady

1996

First Place

reconciliation
the candle between us
sputters

Sandra Fuhringer

 

Second Place

his ashes scattered
what to do
with the box

Paul Watsky

 

Third Place

nude beach
his enormous
sand castle

John Stevenson

 

Honorable Mention

letting the dog out
letting the dog in
wrong dog

Helen Dalton

 

Honorable Mention

A gusting breeze
the comet wobbles
in my binoculars

D. Claire Gallagher

 

Honorable Mention

long walk home
kicking a stone
for company

Marianna Monaco

 

Honorable Mention

Christmas Day
the exchange
of custody

John Stevenson

 

Honorable Mention

honeymoon trip
he refuses to stop
for directions

John Stevenson

 

 

 

 

These awards for unpublished haiku were originally made possible by Mrs.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