Haiku Society of America Haiku Award for 2003

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

2003

Judges: paul m. and Patrick Gallagher

First Place:

whalebone
from a beach near Savoonga—
winter rain

Billie Wilson

 

Second Place:

All Saints morning
a path
of trodden leaves

John Stevenson

 

Third Place:

cremated
in her favorite kimono—
small green plums

Carolyn Hall

 

Honorable Mention:

             spring rain—
the gravedigger latches the door
             of his backhoe

Timothy Russell

 

Honorable Mention:

spring rain the cat's pink nipples

Carolyn Hall

 

 

 

 

 

These awards for unpublished haiku were originally made possible by Mrs.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