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1985 Harold G. Henderson Memorial Award

First Place
Author: Stephen Hobson
     in utter stillness
the incense
           changes direction
Second Place
Author: David E. LeCount
early spring sun—
the spinster combs out her hair
for nesting birds
Third Place
Author: Ruth M. Yarrow
canyon:
at the very edge
           riversound
Honorable Mention
Author: Robert F. Mainone
Out of its slipper
     her bare foot talking
          under the table
Honorable Mention
Author: Robert Kramer
between the fireflies
the changing shape of darkness
Honorable Mention
Author: Dorothy McLaughlin
My father's hammer
warm again
in my hand
Honorable Mention
Author: Margarita Mondrus Engle
under trees and sky
     the baby studies
     her hands
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