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2004 WPA Francine Porad Haiku Contest

Judge: Michael Dylan Welch

First Place
Author: Peter Yovu
among her things
my birthday newspaper—
deepening snow
Second Place
Author: Lyn Coffin
salmon thrashing
near the base of their ladder—
we stop holding hands
Third Place
Author: John Bird
bus stop
a pregnant woman picks
at flaking paint
Honorable Mention
Author: Earl Keener
family reunion
the wind takes a paper plate
into the lilacs
Honorable Mention
Author: Cathy Drinkwater Better
deer emerge
from the snowy woods
tea grown cold
Honorable Mention
Author: Michael McClintock
traveling, too,
on a seat by the window—
green melons
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