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1997 HPNC San Francisco International Haiku and Senryu Comp

Judge: Tom Tico (Haiku) and Patrick Gallagher (Senryu)

Haiku First Place
Author: Laurie Stoelting
blackbirds in the cattails
I stand quietly
       with the mallards
Haiku Second Place
Author: Yvonne Hardenbrook
fallow field
       I harvest a fistful
of oxeye daisies
Haiku Third Place
Author: Laurie Stoelting
high meadow
    opening myself
to the mountain's face
Haiku Honorable Mention
Author: Christopher Herold
flowing past—
     the redwoods
     the river
Haiku Honorable Mention
Author: Garry Gay
River stones
along her garden path
wet with dew
Haiku Honorable Mention
Author: Jack Lent
spring morning...
on a busy street two men
comparing tattoos
Haiku Honorable Mention
Author: Christopher Herold
moonrise...
screams from the roller coaster
no longer seem near
Senryu First Place
Author: Christine Hutchins
child's kiss—
   swirling snow
melting as it lands
Senryu Honorable Mention
Author: Rich Krivcher
Cleaning everything
    out of the old cabin I reach
        for a mote of light
Senryu Honorable Mention
Author: John Stevenson
stifled laugh:
  a November wasp
    rousing itself
Senryu Honorable Mention
Author: John Stevenson
lunch date
carbonation keeps lifting
his straw
Senryu Honorable Mention
Author: R.A. Stefanac
  his warm hand
        in mine
the primrose path
Senryu Honorable Mention
Author: Donald Mcleod
sake
even in my microwaved cup
a taste of the ancients
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