Haiku Society of America Senryu Awards for 1994

Haiku Society of America Senryu Award
in Memorial of Gerald Brady

1994

First Place

making sure
nothing grows
the rock gardener

David Carmel Gershator

 

Second Place

too quick to reply
cutting my tongue
on the envelope

John Stevenson

 

Third Place

Grandfather’s funeral
Cousin Kate, air kissing,
Spies a mirror, checks her makeup.

Lynda La Rocca

 

1st Honorable Mention

in a semi circle
retired sisters watch
“Wheel of Fortune”

Marilyn Taylor

 

2nd Honorable Mention

dissatisfied
with her Virgo horoscope
               she tries Pisces

Mark Arvid White

 

3rd Honorable Mention

first time
at the zoo my son
watches the people

Lawrence Rungren

 

4th Honorable Mention

antiquities room
the curator asks
“So what’s new?”

Jim Kacian

 

 

 

 

These awards for unpublished haiku were originally made possible by Mrs.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