Haiku Society of America Haiku Award for 1990

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

1990

First Place:

silent cathedral
     stained-glass apostles
     dimming with dusk

Charles B. Dickson

 

Second Place:

          up the path
to touch that one oak
in last night's dream

R. J. Trayhern

 

Third Place:

dry leaves
the old archer
curves his eyebrow

Jim Boyd

 

Honorable Mention:

soft rain—
the new grave
looks old

William Cullen, Jr.

 

Honorable Mention:

morning sneeze—
the guitar in the corner
resonates

Dee Evetts

 

Honorable Mention:

dusk
a lone car going the same way
as the river

George Swede

 

Honorable Mention:

First days of summer . . .
     already the leaves gather
         beneath the sycamores

Tom Tico

 

Honorable Mention:

fall leaves the trees the winter sky

Lee Gurga

 

 

 

 

 

These awards for unpublished haiku were originally made possible by Mrs.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