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1980 Harold G. Henderson Memorial Award

First Place
Author: Robert F. Mainone
fields of snow
    not only moonlight
           but the moon
Second Place
Author: Chuck Brickley
cold morning sea—
an old man towels
himself in the sunlight
Third Place
Author: Sister Mary Thomas Eulberg
fields of corn stretching
as far as the eye can see
within             a lost child
Honorable Mention
Author: L. A. (Agnes) Davidson
   crossing the bright sky
of a near-sighted swimmer,
     the song of a bird
Honorable Mention
Author: Furuta Soichi
and yet
perishable is flesh—
a mountain plum
Honorable Mention
Author: Bill Pauly
what thing cries out
deep inside us
cooking the turtle?
Honorable Mention
Author: Peggy Willis Lyles
Lights out
...the firefly
inside
Honorable Mention
Author: Gary Hotham
the wind
somewhere else—
bird tracks in a light snow
Honorable Mention
Author: Sister Mary Thomas Eulberg
apples cooking:
in the aroma
pictures of my mother canning
Honorable Mention
Author: Stephen Gould
Dawn
    another parting
 with the moon
Honorable Mention
Author: Gary Hotham
back and forth goldfish hot & humid afternoon
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