2013 Haiku Tanka Senryu Contest results

2013

 

HAIKU    (Judge: Michael Dylan Welch)

 

First Place ($100)

 

rental truck
filling our house
with echoes

     Roland Packer

Second Place ($50)

 

spring sea
the fishing boats
go out in pairs
  
     Michael McClintock


Third Place ($25)


eviction - 
I pack the pieces
of my favorite bowl

     Seren Fargo


Honorable Mentions   (not ranked)


summer sky
I stare into the blue
of my baby’s eyes

    Tracy Davidson


springtime
dust comes
to light

 

    John Stevenson


from God’s lips
to my ears
spring breeze

       Gregory Longenecker



TANKA    (Judge:Garry Gay)

 

First Place ($100)

 

I watch
a Beluga swim
behind aquarium glass
white as the moon path
she once followed with her calf
  
      Linda Jeannette Ward


Second Place


once I was the wind
whistling down valleys
singing through trees…
now just a pebble in the creek
where music runs off my back
 
     Susan Constable

Third Place


in your voice
whippoorwill,
there’s that love
for a field of reeds
where you were born

     Michael McClintock



Honorable Mentions (not ranked)


melting
snowwoman
will my end too
leave a night pool
that holds the moon
  
     Linda Jeannette Ward

out of control
I break
my favorite bowl,
cutting myself
on my reflection

     Seren Fargo


SENRYU    (Judge  Stanford F. Forrester)


First Place ($100)


V
VII
V
  
      John Stevenson


Second Place


       wildebeests leaping
from flat screen to flat screen
       Black Friday sale

      Scott Mason


Third Place


old album
all my thoughts
barefooted

     Ernest J. Berry


Honorable Mentions (not ranked)


one last comment on simplicity

     John Stevenson
 

older
her empty jars
on cupboard shelves


     Gregory Longenecker

 


 
another birthday I blow out the pyre

      Scott Mason
 




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