Haiku Society of America Senryu Awards for 2018

Haiku Society of America Senryu Award
in Memorial of Gerald Brady

2018

Judges: Deborah P Kolodji and Tom Painting
See 2018 judges' comments.

First Place ($100)

play date
the awkwardness
of naked Barbies

Joshua Gage, Cleveland, Ohio

 

Second Place ($75)

graffiti
I choose a bench that supports
my views

Ann Magyar, Brighton, Massachusetts

 

Third Prize ($50)

family reunion
proof we are alone
in the universe

Jay Friedenberg, New York, New York

 

Honorable Mentions (unranked)

forest walk
the chirp
of each text

            Jacquie Pearce, Vancouver, BC, Canada

 

bird watching
from the dentist’s chair
hum of the buffer

            Marcyn Del Clements, Claremont, California

 

 

 

 

 

 

These awards for unpublished haiku were originally made possible by Mrs.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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See the complete collection of award-winning haiku from all previous Senryu Award competitions

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