Haiku Society of America Senryu Awards for 1997

Haiku Society of America Senryu Award
in Memorial of Gerald Brady

1997

First Place

tourist town
postcards of the waterfall
racked upside down

John Stevenson

 

Second Place

carrying their canes
two old women lean
on each other

Paul Watsky

 

Third Place

first date
in the parking lot
our car doors touch

Jeff Witkin

 

Honorable Mention

parents coaxing
baby to eat
mouths wide open

Diane Tomczak

 

Honorable Mention

handsome vendor
my name
on a grain of rice

Francine Porad

 

Honorable Mention

driving lesson done
father and daughter run
fingers through their hair

J. Lent

 

Honorable Mention

naked
on the bathroom scales
stomach held in

Bruce Detrick

 

 

 

 

These awards for unpublished haiku were originally made possible by Mrs.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