Haiku Society of America Senryu Awards for 1998

Haiku Society of America Senryu Award
in Memorial of Gerald Brady

1998

First Place

fireflies
my neighbor
has more

Carl Patrick

 

Second Place

blowing out
one birthday candle:
the whole family

D. Claire Gallagher

 

Third Place

“Just Married”
the attendant
pumping too much gas

John Stevenson

 

Honorable Mention

family reunion
everywhere I look
my old nose

Diane Tomczak

 

Honorable Mention

identical twins
their hair neatly parted
on opposite sides

Lee Gurga

 

Honorable Mention

at the flea market
looking through books
I gave away

David Gershator

 

Honorable Mention

nightfall
the zookeeper
lets himself out

Sandra Fuhringer

 

 

 

 

These awards for unpublished haiku were originally made possible by Mrs.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