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1986 Harold G. Henderson Memorial Award

First Place
Author: Ruth M. Yarrow
              light
up under the gull's wing:
             sunrise
Second Place
Author: Carol Montgomery
second husband
painting the fence
the same green
Third Place
Author: Clark Strand
such coolness
the snail stretches
its neck
Honorable Mention
Author: David E. LeCount
the one legged bird
that deep bend before
taking off
Honorable Mention
Author: Peggy Willis Lyles
bird song
lost
in bird song
Honorable Mention
Author: Bill Pauly
walking in on her
dead eyes reflecting
          snowfall
Honorable Mention
Author: Rebecca Ball Rust
in the sea
the fireworks
rising
Honorable Mention
Author: Ruby Spriggs
bird feeder untouched...

  alone again
Honorable Mention
Author: Ruth M. Yarrow
circling each thigh
    cool
of the night river
Senryu Award
Author: Carol Montgomery
    small child
afraid to throw away
   his Church Bulletin
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