Haiku Society of America Haiku Award for 2017

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

2017

Judges: Robert Gilliland & Cherie Hunter Day
See commentary by 2017 judges.

~ First Place ~

       light
for their world
     fireflies

Gary Hotham

 

~ Second Place ~

gathering dusk
all the colored pencils
back in their cup

Michele Root-Bernstein

 

~ Third Place ~

the dogs
shake it loose
—summer sea

Alison Woolpert

 

~ Honorable Mention ~

watermelon flesh deep in summer

Tigz DePalma

 

~ Honorable Mention ~

trial separation
another inch of snow
on the gin bottles

Lew Watts


~ Honorable Mention ~

summer holiday
walking the dogs
where they want to go

Corine Timmer

 

 

 

 

 

These awards for unpublished haiku were originally made possible by Mrs.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