Haiku Society of America Senryu Awards for 2000

Haiku Society of America Senryu Award
in Memorial of Gerald Brady

2000

First Place

the clerk’s lip ring
I forget
what I wanted

Yvonnne Hardenbrook

 

Second Place

in the midway sun
corn on the cob customers
grinning ear to ear

Robert J. Guarneir

 

Third Place

school library
such quiet
books

LeRoy Gorman

 

Honorable Mention

At the fence
they sit on their tractors
talking hay

Garry Gay

 

Honorable Mention

three surgeons
five nurses
wrong leg

Timothy I. Mize

 

Honorable Mention

Full moon
I iron a wrinkle
into his pants

Marian Olson

 

Honorable Mention

Valentine’s Day
she reminds me
to fasten my seatbelt

Michael Dylan Welch

 

Honorable Mention

before the guests arrive
I straighten
the straight cushions

Michael Dylan Welch

 

Honorable Mention

a lull in her hands
the hairstylist asks
how I part my hair

Michael Dylan Welch

 

Honorable Mention

your fingers touch me . . .
sunlight on the tree
moves down the trunk

Valorie Broadhurst Woerdehoff

 

 

 

 

These awards for unpublished haiku were originally made possible by Mrs.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