Haiku Society of America Haiku Award for 1980

Haiku Society of America Haiku Award
in Memorial of Harold G. Henderson

1980

First Place:

fields of snow
     not only moonlight
          but the moon

Robert F. Mainone

 

Second Place:

cold morning sea—
an old man towels
himself in the sunlight

Chuck Brickley

 

Third Place:

fields of corn stretching
as far as the eye can see
within            a lost child

Sister Mary Thomas Eulberg

 

Honorable Mention:

  crossing the bright sky
of a near-sighted swimmer,
     the song of a bird

L.A. Davidson

 

Honorable Mention:

and yet
perishable is flesh—
a mountain plum

Furuta Soichi

 

Honorable Mention:

what thing cries out
deep inside us
cooking the turtle?

Bill Pauly

 

Honorable Mention:

Lights out
. . . the firefly
inside

Peggy Willis Lyles

 

Honorable Mention:

the wind
somewhere else—
bird tracks in a light snow

Gary Hotham

 

Honorable Mention:

apples cooking:
in the aroma
pictures of my mother canning

Sister Mary Thomas Eulberg

 

Honorable Mention:

Dawn
     another parting
with the moon

Stephen Gould

 

Honorable Mention:

back and forth goldfish hot & humid afternoon

Gary Hotham

 

 

 

 

 

These awards for unpublished haiku were originally made possible by Mrs.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