Haiku Society of America Haiku Award for 1988

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


1988

First Place:

a single strand
of spider silk
     stops her

Dan Burke

 

Second Place:

endlessly becoming,
clouds

Lesley Einer

 

Third Place:

mime
lifting
fog

Jerry Kilbride

 

Senryu Award:

taking time . . .
listening
to the grocery clerk

Carolyn Talmadge

 

Senryu Award:

in the Yukon
sleeping with one eye shut
the summer night

Elizabeth St Jacques

 

Senryu Award:

in soap bubbles
again and again
his face is broken

Bill Pauly

 
 

 

 

 

These awards for unpublished haiku were originally made possible by Mrs.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