Haiku Society of America Senryu Awards for 2020

Haiku Society of America Senryu Award
in Memorial of Gerald Brady

2020

Judges: David Grayson & J. Zimmerman
See 2020 judges' comments.

First Place

a hole
in the fence, mostly
on their side

Tony Williams, Glasgow, Scotland, UK

 

Second Place

insomnia—
lying under fleece
counting wolves

Suzanne Niedzielska, Glastonbury, CT

 

Third Prize

she died peacefully
according to family
whose views
she detested

Barrie Levine, Wenham, MA

 

Honorable Mention

x plus x
chromosomes
she loves algebra

Jerrold Levy, Deerfield, IL

 

Honorable Mention

haiku gathering
a whole lot of shakuhachi
going on

John Stevenson, Nassau, NY

 

Honorable Mention

horrormones

Julie Warther, USA

 

 

 

 

These awards for unpublished haiku were originally made possible by Mrs.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