Haiku Society of America Senryu Awards for 2012

Haiku Society of America Senryu Award
in Memorial of Gerald Brady

2012

Judges: Susan Constable & Susan Antolin
See 2012 judges' comments.

First Prize

death watch
she dies peacefully
in their sleep

Julie Warther

 

Second Prize

rain gauge
the pastor talks
about grief

Michele L. Harvey

 

Third Prize

waiting room—
a fly climbs the stairs
on an Escher print

Terri L. French

 

Honorable Mentions (unranked)

my third glass of wine
the mosquito
comes back for seconds

Terri L. French

 

philosophy class
I talk myself
into a corner

Tom Painting

 

Old Faithful
the crowd arrives
right on time

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These awards for unpublished haiku were originally made possible by Mrs.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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See the complete collection of award-winning haiku from all previous Senryu Award competitions

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