Haiku Society of America Haiku Award for 1994

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

1994

First Place:

Old garden chair
sagging with the weight
of a single leaf.

Alice Mackenzie Swaim

 

Second Place:

after the stroke. . .
watching only the half of your face
that smiles

Helen K. Davie

 

Third Place:

City window
mountains and pines
etched in frost

Peggy Heinrich

 

Honorable Mention:

Autumn deepens
an empty snail shell
explored by an ant

Garry Gay

 

Honorable Mention:

early morning sun
     scattered on the table
          several grains of salt

Christopher Herold

 

Honorable Mention:

snowflakes
no one will miss
melt in her hand

Gary Hotham

 

Honorable Mention:

bright leaves
    blow through
       her dream house

John Stevenson

 

 

 

 

 

These awards for unpublished haiku were originally made possible by Mrs.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