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1994 HPNC San Francisco International Haiku and Senryu Comp

Judges: Tom Clausen (Haiku) and Ruth Yarrow (Senryu)

First Place Haiku
Author: Kohjin Sakamoto
white sail...
whiter still,
under my shading hand
Second Place Haiku
Author: Virginia Brady Young
after lovemaking
          the clouds pull slowly
          apart
Third Place Haiku
Author: Robert Clayton Spiess
a cicada rasps again
     —and again the baby
            shakes her rattle
Haiku Honorable Mention
Author: Patricia Neubauer
mountain fog—
below the rope bridge
nothingness
Haiku Honorable Mention
Author: joan iversen goswell
zen dining hall—
hand after hand waving
the fly away
Haiku Honorable Mention
Author: Jim Kacian
frosty morning—
the lifelss tracery
  of a lacewing
Senryu First Place
Author: Garry Gay
Giving away
her baby crib...
teeth marks on every bar
Senryu Second Place
Author: Helen K. Davie
broken clock—
from the Goodwill bag
the sound of ticking
Senryu Third Place
Author: Glenna Holloway
going under anesthetic
one foot keeping time
  to the O.R. jazz
Senryu Honorable Mention
Author: Leatrice Lifshitz
Observation Tower—
my grandson watching his spit
fall
Senryu Honorable Mention
Author: Garry Gay
Sweat lodge—
my only vision
is of the cool river
Senryu Honorable Mention
Author: Emilie J. Roth
family meeting
our neighbors
shut their windows
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