Haiku Society of America Haibun Student Haiku Awards for 1990

Haiku Society of America Student Haiku Awards
in Memorial of Nicholas A. Virgilio

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Student Haiku Awards for 1990

Harriett Bley, Minna Lerman, and vincent tripi
judges

No commentary is available for this year.

Mad at myself . . .
the ball keeps hitting
its own shadow

Valentin Rader
Cedar Shoals High School, Age 16, 11th grade, Athens, GA

beside the waterfall
the little girl
wets her pants

Jane Schueller
Wahlert High School, Age 17, 12th grade, Dubuque, IA

light of a million stars . . .
still
the darkness

Andy Daughetee
Wahlert High School, Age 17, 12th grade, Dubuque, IA

seashells
take me
from the shore

Julie Ernst
Wahlert High School, Age 17, 12th grade, Dubuque, IA

under the tree
a planted feather

Tim Ehringer
Wahlert High School, Age 18, 12th grade, Dubuque, IA

he gives me
roses
and their thorns

Keri Haas
Wahlert High School, age 18, 12th grade, Dubuque, IA

I see his wholeness
through the gap
in his teeth

Andrea Stapleton
Wahlert High School, Age 17, 12th grade, Dubuque, IA

awakened from sleep:
cries
of my aborted baby

Keri Haas
Wahlert High School, Age 18, 12th grade, Dubuque, IA

 

 

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The Nicholas A. Virgilio Memorial Haiku and Senryu Competition for Grades 7-12 was founded in 1990 by the Sacred Heart Church in Camden, N.J. It is sponsored and administered by the Nick Virgilio Haiku Association in memory of Nicholas A. Virgilio, a charter member of the Haiku Society of America, who died in 1989. See the Nick Virgilio Haiku Association for more about Nick.

The Haiku Society of America cosponsors the contest, provides judges, and publishes the contest results in its journal, Frogpond, and on its Website (www.hsa-haiku.org). Judges' comments are added to the web site following publication in Frogpond.

Winners by Year (with judges' comments):

2021 | 2020 | 2019 | 2018 | 2017 | 2016 | 2015 | 2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009 | 2008 | 2007 | 2006 | 2005 | 2004 | 2003 | 2002 | 2001 | 2000 | 1999 | 1998 | 1997 | 1996 | 1995 | 1994 | 1993 | 1992 | 1991 | 1990 |

For details about the contest rules, read the complete contest submission guidelines.

See the Haiku Society of America publication of the award winning haiku and senryu:

Nicholas A. Virgilio Memorial Haiku and Senryu Competition Anthology

edited by Randy M. Brooks
designed by Ignatius Fay

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