Haiku Society of America Senryu Awards for 1999

Haiku Society of America Senryu Award
in Memorial of Gerald Brady

1999

First Place

in one room
everything she has
and a window

Leatrice Lifshitz

 

Second Place

Floating
in the dishwater
a pair of chopsticks

Garry Gay

 

Third Place

serious
she takes off her sunglasses
to speak english

Jeff Witkin

 

Honorable Mention

nude beach
an empty bikini
turns me on

Ernest Berry

 

Honorable Mention

dropping valentine chocolates
he quickly swaps them
for another box

John Barlow

 

Honorable Mention

leaning back
in their chairs
old friends reunited

Carolyn Hall

 

Honorable Mention

saving her best dishes
for a better day
my eighty year old mother

Theresa Mormino

 

 

 

 

These awards for unpublished haiku were originally made possible by Mrs.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