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1989 Harold G. Henderson Memorial Award

First Place
Author: John Thompson
so many ways
within the waterfall
for water to fall
Second Place
Author: Dee Evetts
after the rain
on my vegetable patch
a new crop of stones
Third Place
Author: Joe Nutt
frozen in mud
by the vacant shanty:
lottery ticket
Honorable Mention
Author: Frederick Gasser
the potter's hands
gently shape the vase
     out of himself
Honorable Mention
Author: Garry Gay
Watermelon rind,
sitting in its own juice
the summer sun
Honorable Mention
Author: Lee Gurga
figure drawing class—
in the model's deepest shadows
a stark white string
Honorable Mention
Author: Robert F. Mainone
Ebb tide...
    a little sea
          in the shell
Honorable Mention
Author: Joan Bulger Murphy
watching rain
pouring down...pouring down
just watching
Honorable Mention
Author: Denver Stull
abandoned store—
     large sign reading
          WE NEVER CLOSE
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