Haiku Society of America Senryu Awards for 2022

Haiku Society of America Senryu Award
in Memorial of Gerald Brady

2022

Judges: Lithica Ann & Joshua Gage
See 2022 judges' comments.

 

First Place

rocket's red glare
at low tide
a coca-cola can

Joshua St. Claire, Pennsylvania, USA

 

Second Place

kept overnight
for observation
phantom birdsong

Eric Sundquist, Virginia, USA

 

Third Prize

what she means by blackish half moon

Aaron Barry, British Columbia, Canada

 

Honorable Mention

carrion feeder
the senator says
it's a mental health problem

Jim Chessing, California, USA

 

Honorable Mention

we slip
into our mother tongues
lovers' quarrel

Chen-ou Liu, Ontario, Canada

 

Honorable Mention

muscle memory
her ritual of braids
before chemo

Lorraine A Padden, California, USA

 

Honorable Mention

tiger bones steeped in rice wine my sanity

Corine Timmer, Faro, Portugal

 

Honorable Mention

washing dishes
my son tells me
he has a boyfriend

David Watts, California, USA

 

 

 

 

These awards for unpublished haiku were originally made possible by Mrs.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