Haiku Society of America Haiku Award for 1995

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

1995

First Place:

letting the branch go
a shower of petals falls
on the old woman

Leatrice Lifshitz

 

Second Place:

toll booth lit for Christmas
from my hand to hers
warm change

Michael Dylan Welch

 

Third Place:

winter seclusion
tending all day
the small fire

Jim Kacian

 

Honorable Mention:

on the path
only one of us
touched by a falling leaf

Helen K. Davie

 

Honorable Mention:

winter, bedtime
   static flickers
       through a white sleeve

John Stevenson

 

Honorable Mention:

warm river—
up to our necks
in sunset

Ruth Yarrow

 

Honorable Mention:

beneath the ice
the waterfall
                    still falling

Jeanne Emrich

 

 

 

 

 

These awards for unpublished haiku were originally made possible by Mrs.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