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1983 Harold G. Henderson Memorial Award

First Place
Author: Bill Pauly
heart drawn in dust
by the old Indian...
rain
Second Place
Author: Ross Figgins
whispered dusk—
     a fox picks its way
          across the ice
Third Place
Author: Ruth M. Yarrow
mist
lifting
the loon's cry
Honorable Mention
Author: Ruth M. Yarrow
snowman's eye
sinking in
the spring rain
Honorable Mention
Author: Joyce Walker Currier
Autumn afternoon:
I stand on the shadow
of the sparrow
Honorable Mention
Author: Bill Pauly
ten below zero:
man and boy walk through their breath
to read old tombstones
Honorable Mention
Author: Margarita Mondrus Engle
hot wind
the roadrunner's beak
opens and closes
Honorable Mention
Author: Charles L. Cutler
Blackbirds descend
through the floaters
in this eye
Honorable Mention
Author: Darold Braida
the old man
closes the shadow
in his hand
Honorable Mention
Author: Ruth M. Yarrow
spring drizzle
rounding the thorn
a drop of light
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