Haiku Society of America Senryu Awards for 2005

Haiku Society of America Senryu Award
in Memorial of Gerald Brady

2005

Judges: An'ya & Carlos Colon

First Place:

centerfold:
the model's navel
off-center

Emily Romano

 

Second Place:

day moon
a fresh tattoo rises
out of her jeans

Ron Moss

 

Third Place:

Independence Day
I struggle to free myself
from a wet swim suit

Susan Antolin

 

Honorable Mention - 1st place:

fresh blueberries
a 'gothic' teenager
darkens her lips

Ron Moss

 

Honorable Mention - 2nd place (tie):

switchbacks—
five or six cub scouts
an octave higher

Scott Mason

 

Honorable Mention - 2nd place (tie):

my father and I
paint the barn
compare wars

James Fowler

 

Honorable Mention - 3rd place:

picnic
in the sun-dappled courtyard
my freckled banana

Evelyn H. Hermann

 

 

 

 

These awards for unpublished haiku were originally made possible by Mrs.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