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1995 HPNC San Francisco International Haiku and Senryu Comp

Judges: Yvonne Hardenbrook (Haiku) and Christopher Herold (Senryu)

Haiku First Place
Author: Sharon Lee Shafii
whistle stop...
on and off the train
a butterfly
Haiku Second Place
Author: Helen J. Sherry
nets in place
the fishing boat
becomes the fog
Haiku Third Place
Author: Garry Gay
Snow so deep
only the red flag
of the mail box
Haiku Honorable Mention
Author: D. Claire Gallagher
Foggy morning—
staring into the rosy depths
of hibiscus tea
Haiku Honorable Mention
Author: Martin Lucas
morning mist
a workman whistles
no particular tune
Haiku Honorable Mention
Author: Luke Shediak
Almost visible
An owl on the verge
of night
Haiku Honorable Mention
Author: Ellen Abbie Compton-Tejera
sifting pebbles
my fingers pause to read
the broken one
Senryu First Place
Author: Yvonne Hardenbrook
her mind going
great-grandma's slippers
                   in her purse
Senryu Honorable Mention
Author: Lee Gurga
senryu poet—
all those tight little lines
around her mouth
Senryu Honorable Mention
Author: Lee Gurga
his side of it.
her side of it.
winter silence
Senryu Honorable Mention
Author: Tom Clausen
   the new employee
being shown around—
    crack in the wall
Senryu Honorable Mention
Author: D. Claire Gallagher
Alpine bus ride—
the wildflowers
almost distract me
Senryu Honorable Mention
Author: Evelyn H. Hermann
downpour over Paris—
everywhere
French puddles
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